Updated By GERMAN LOPEZ
APRIL 27, 2015
The spread of marijuana legalization in Colorado, Washington state, Oregon, and Alaska over the past few years means that more Americans can now legally buy and sell pot– however this has actually likewise given rise to a for-profit industry that may not have public health in mind.

As legalization opponents and drug policy specialists put it, this brand-new huge market will certainly resemble the worst parts of the tobacco and alcohol companies, marketing cannabis to heavy drug users and motivating more use and abuse– outcomes that even staunch legalization supporters would not like.

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