The black market marijuana trade is “booming,” Smart Approaches to Marijuana Director Kevin Sabet told Fox News on Tuesday.
“Drug dealers love legalization,” Sabet said, because “they get to undercut the legal price. The government, in all its wisdom, taxes marijuana [to] pay for schools. By the way, it is not paying for any of that because tax revenue is pennies. Drug dealers will not go to dental school. They diversify, lower prices and still make a hefty profit.”
Sabet went on to say that he doesn’t “really believe in state’s rights for marijuana because it affects the other states” that didn’t vote to legalize.
The Boston Herald reported on Sunday that “local drug dealers have disappeared in Colorado over the last five years, but the underground grow market continues to thrive as traffickers ship illegal marijuana…