Sharing marijuana wealth may not amount to much, but it’s a start.
Sharing wealth is ordinarily extremely hard, because it involves taking wealth away from rich people, who are inordinately influential. Sharing cannabis wealth in the move from illegality to legality is much easier, since no one owns the wealth yet.
Start with state sales, as North Carolina does with liquor, not just to share the wealth, but to temper the profit motive for selling a tricky drug.
Our boldest and most risk-tolerant capitalists and entrepreneurs envision unlimited upside if they stoke demand for weed. Let’s nudge them to work on other tasks.