Science for Potheads: Why People Love to Get High
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Marijuana medicine and science will change things. New information that conflicts with the prevailing paradigm always does.
Marijuana economics may change things, too. Whether it does depends largely on how the regulatory models shake out and whether the resources – the money – generated under legal status flow to new players, provide broad opportunities for entrepreneurship, build the middle class, or find their way to the more deeply dug grooves of those who already command the resources of the economy.
Marijuana politics is the tool that is used to reinforce current patterns, networks and flows — or to dig new grooves and enable change.