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Battenfeld: Celebrities, pols, cash in on cannabis craze making questionable claims

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Celebrities, politicians and high powered public relations firms are cashing in on the cannabis craze, marketing weed as medicine while ignoring evidence showing it can be harmful for kids and some adults.
Justin Bieber, Jay-Z, Jim Belushi, Jerry Garcia's daughter and the actor who played Urkel are just the latest to peddle marijuana - oh, wait you can't call it marijuana anymore - it's cannabis.
In Massachusetts, former Boston mayoral candidate Tito Jackson runs a cannabis business as well as former Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea Cabral. Former Massachusetts congressman Willliam Delahunt...
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