The legalization of marijuana by some states has had significant consequences for public health and safety, particularly with respect to kids. The emerging marijuana industry is following the playbook of the large tobacco companies, targeting heavy users and youth. Understand these new dynamics, as they are increasingly influencing young people’s habits surrounding this addictive substance.
Jeff Zinsmeister is the Executive Vice President of (SAM) in Washington, DC. Smart Approaches to Marijuana, a leading non-profit organization focused on drug policy.