Altria Invests in Vaping Giant, Juul, a Week After Doing the Same in Cronos, a Marijuana Cultivator

(Alexandria, VA) – It’s official. Big Tobacco is continuing its efforts to monopolize the marijuana industry. Today, Altria, one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of tobacco products, announced it is investing $12.8 billion in vaping giant, Juul, a company that controls 68% of the e-cigarette market.   Here is why this is a big deal:   The […]

New Report: Cost of Marijuana Legalization Far Outweighs Tax Revenues

(Denver, CO) – a new study on the impact of marijuana legalization in Colorado conducted by the Centennial Institute found that for every one dollar in tax revenue from marijuana, the state spends $4.50 as a result of the effects of the consequences of legalization. This study used all available data from the state on hospitalizations, treatment for Cannabis […]

CBS This Morning Features SAM 

Also today, CBS This Morning featured a story on the sales of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts, and SAM President Kevin Sabet. In the story, Sabet said: “The state is being heavily influenced by the marijuana industry to tell you your product is safe. There have been…recalls because of additives, pesticides, and molds, so it’s really ‘buyer […]

Malcolm Gladwell blasts pot legalization

Malcolm Gladwell blasts pot legalization, says“we should not be racing to make this available,” and that the emerging legal industry is “a whole new scary thing.” Also today, CBS This Morning features SAM Pres. Kevin Sabet This week, best-selling The Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell, who the New York Times has called “as close to a singular talent as exists today” […]