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Ben Cort, who traveled Wyoming educating the public on marijuana, gains national attention with new TedX video

 

In 2012, Colorado legalized cannabis and launched an industry with every product imaginable — brownies, gummy bears, granola bars, energy drinks, vapes, and more.  According to Ben Cort, to say that the state “legalized cannabis” is mistaken — rather it  commercialized THC, a powerful drug that affects the mental and physical health of users. In this fascinating talk, Ben  examines the impacts of the commercialization of THC on everything from policing & arrest rates to LGBTQ issues — Ben Cort TedX video.