Article by Laura Kane, Financial Post
Garfield Mahood has spent 30 years fighting for the Canadian government to require plain packaging for cigarettes.
So, the long-time non-smokers’ rights activist says he doesn’t have much faith in the government’s ability to regulate and restrict the marketing of marijuana.
“They identified tobacco products as a cause of disease back in the 1950s,” said Mahood, president of the Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud. “They’ve never been able to bring this epidemic close to a conclusion.