The threat of commercialized marijuana (VOX Media)
Updated by GERMAN LOPEZ | September 23, 2014
There are many, many layers to marijuana laws and legalization. There are still major questions about the risks of teen use, whether marijuana really needs to be rescheduled to allow research into its medical use, and how legalization will ultimately affect rates of drug use.
But groups like SAM appear to have settled on a prominent target in their anti-legalization efforts: the marijuana industry. The big concern is that the drive for profit could encourage inappropriate marketing that leads to increased drug abuse.