Kevin in NYT: Pot Just “A Gateway to Profits”

SAM co-founder Kevin Sabet has penned an opinion piece for

In this age of endless smoking bans, Americans have forced Joe Camel into retirement, relegating his candy cigarettes, sports sponsorships and false health claims to the history books. Even still, almost a quarter of Americans smoke monthly, killing more than 400,000 people a year.

That is why it is especially ironic that as we try to close the painful chapter on Big Tobacco, we seem to be welcoming with open arms its contemporary version: Big Marijuana. It comes with its own marijuana candies (THC gummy bear, anyone?), vending machines, health claims and, yes, corporate C.E.O.’s.

Read the entire piece here.