Big Pharma Company Lobbies Against Legal Weed - So It Could Market Its Own Synthetic Version

Big Pharma Co. Lobbies Against Legal Weed – So It Could Market Its Own Synthetic Version


Last year, backers of an Arizona initiative to legalize recreational marijuana ran into stiff resistance from a large pharmaceutical company. Opponents of Proposition 205 got a huge boost from drug company Insys Therapeutics in the form of a $500,000 donation. At the time, an Insys spokesperson said the company was opposing legalization because "it fails to…

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