…and the California speech police immediately try to turn it into a buzz kill. Figures.
The [pothead] image deeply bothers the marijuana industry, which is telling the public — sometimes gently, sometimes curtly — that they should use the word cannabis. That’s the scientific name for the plant from which marijuana is derived.
Many retailers also are marketing marijuana as a health and wellness drug even though recreational sales will soon dwarf those of medical marijuana.
“People are taking a more sophisticated approach to using cannabis, especially in using the right dosing,” Coggan said. “We don’t want people to think of it as negative.”
Stupid is as stupid does, Cheech. Earn a better rep if you want one, don’t try to mandate it.