Latest Fact-checks in Marijuana Tony Evers stated on November 14, 2022 in Twitter: “An overwhelming majority of Wisconsinites support restoring #Roe and legalizing marijuana.” Viral image stated on October 7, 2022 in an Instagram post: Reuters reported that Nancy Pelosi bought 10 million shares of cannabis stock. Julie Mayfield stated on June 2, 2022 in a speech: “A quarter of the entire acreage in the country that is under hemp production is here in North Carolina.” Melissa Agard stated on April 11, 2022 in Twitter: Cannabis reform "is supported by the majority of the residents of our state, including a majority of Republicans." Gary Chambers Jr. stated on January 18, 2022 in an ad: “Every 37 seconds, someone is arrested for possession of marijuana.” Wiley Nickel stated on June 30, 2021 in a tweet: “Over 75% of (North Carolina) supports medical marijuana.” Viral image stated on July 6, 2021 in an Instagram post: Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez compared smoking marijuana and transgender women in the Olympics. Clarence McNeill stated on April 7, 2021 in an email to students: The use and possession of marijuana on U.S. college campuses “remains prohibited under federal law” Tony Evers stated on April 14, 2021 in Twitter: “Regulating and taxing marijuana—much like we do alcohol—would generate more than $165M in revenue starting in 2022” Liz Krueger stated on March 30, 2021 in a floor debate: "In fact, the data coming in from some states that have legalized marijuana is that they actually see a decrease in use over time, particularly among young people." Barbara Dittrich stated on February 16, 2021 in Column: "Pot today is not the weed baby boomers were smoking." Melissa Agard stated on February 10, 2021 in Twitter: "Youth usage of marijuana has actually gone down in states that have fully legalized.” Chris Kapenga stated on February 10, 2021 in Twitter: “The National Academy of Medicine points to a significant correlation between marijuana and psychosis, schizophrenia, and other psychotic disorders, particularly in teenagers where the risk of developing schizophrenia increases three fold.” David Rouzer stated on December 3, 2020 in a tweet: The National Institutes of Health “states that regular marijuana use can reduce IQ by 8 points.” Lyle Larson stated on November 12, 2020 in a tweet: Says there’s “up to 75% reduction in opioid dosage for medical cannabis users.” Facebook posts stated on May 14, 2020 in a Facebook post: “Cannabis may stop coronavirus from infecting people, study finds.” Viral image stated on December 15, 2019 in a Facebook post: An old image shows a drug store with a marijuana leaf sign. Crystal Peoples-Stokes stated on October 9, 2019 in a radio interview: "If folks are vaping a legal medical cannabis product that comes from any of the New York state operators, they will not have to worry about the negative impacts on their lungs." Nikki Fried stated on October 12, 2019 in a speech to the Florida Democratic Party: "Hemp has 25,000-35,000 known usages. That means it is going to be something that will replace plastics, and styrofoam and concrete." Donna Campbell stated on May 22, 2019 in the Texas Senate: "A study was done, a post-mortem, so a retrospective study done, looking at autopsies and drug levels, what drugs were in the blood of veterans that committed suicide, and 70 percent had THC." Viral image stated on May 14, 2019 in a Facebook post: "Nearly every state that has legalized (marijuana) has also legislated that you lose your right to own a gun if you are prescribed, or buy it recreationally." Kelly Cassidy stated on May 4, 2019 in press conference remarks: "In states that have legalized (recreational marijuana), you see steady decreases in youth use if you do it right." Gary Farmer stated on March 7, 2019 in a Florida Senate meeting: "Some patients who are on transplant lists for kidney or other organs are being dropped from the list simply because they are shown as a licensed card holder" for medical marijuana. John Hickenlooper stated on March 20, 2019 in a CNN town hall: After legalizing marijuana in Colorado, "we haven't seen a spike in consumption." David Crowley stated on February 24, 2019 in a TV interview: ''Over 40 percent of African-American men in (Milwaukee County) have been going to prison for low-level drug offenses, and I think a hundred times that in the city of Madison." Facebook posts stated on March 11, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence on hemp paper, grew and smoked marijuana, and said "hemp is of first necessity to the wealth and protection of the country." Tony Evers stated on February 18, 2019 in a news release: "Drug-related offenses make up as much as 75-85 percent of inmate populations" in Wisconsin Patricia Fahy stated on January 14, 2019 in a radio interview: As for recreational marijuana revenue projections, "we are seeing all those numbers reach disappointing levels in the states that have legalized. They’re not meeting their targets for the most part." Thomas Anderson stated on December 13, 2018 in in a meeting: "If the experiences in Colorado and Washington are the experiences we have here, roadway deaths are going to go up, impaired driving is likely to go up." Tammy Baldwin stated on September 14, 2018 in a radio interview: Says as a Schedule 1 drug, marijuana carries a designation that means it "should not be researched"