Join our discussion with economist and public health expert Theo Caputi as we discuss how the marijuana industry uses poorly-designed research to market their products and make unsubstantiated claims regarding health benefits and safety. We also discuss the economic and societal costs of marijuana legalization.
Theodore Caputi is a public health and economics researcher and a second-year Ph.D. student in the Economics program at MIT. He is also the author of the Behavioral Health Matters blog for Psychology Today. Theo’s work has been featured in journals such as Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), JAMA Internal Medicine, JAMA Pediatrics, Health Affairs, Addiction, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, and Tobacco Control and in news outlets such as The New York Times, the LA Times and CNN.