Despite mounting evidence to the contrary, certain “esteemed economists” have made careers out of furnishing false information like, “Marijuana is no cash cow” — and mainstream media compliantly chews the cud.
A few paragraphs into David Segal’s recommended New York Times piece, “In Colorado, Pot Pioneers Try to Turn a Profit,” I came across the obligatory quote from Jeff Miron, first-call cannabis consultant for busy reporters at great metropolitan newpapers. I’ve read plenty of those. They’re all pretty much the same. But this one was different. Way different.