In 2012, Colorado legalized cannabis and kickstarted a multibillion dollar industry with every product imaginable — brownies, gummy bears, granola bars, even lube! But to say that we’ve “legalized cannabis” is mistaken — we’ve commercialized THC. In this fascinating talk, expert Ben Cort examines the impacts of this growing new industry on everything from policing & arrest rates to LGBTQ issues.
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On Oct. 5, 2016, a group of experts spoke in Anaheim, Calif., in opposition to the state’s Proposition 64, which would legalize recreational marijuana. Sponsored by the Anaheim Police Department, the speakers included addiction experts and law enforcement officials from other states, according to a column by David Whiting of the Orange County Register.