Big Donut is teaming up with the NFL, Big Pharma, and the Methodist Church to defeat legalization in Congress
Follow the money: It’s the best-known adage in journalism, and for good reason. People often lie, but a money trail always gives it to you straight.
Just ask the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), which recently deleted a list of their major donors from their website. We emailed CADCA, a national anti-drug organization based in Virginia, to ask why they’d do such a thing, but they failed to respond.
The answer, anyway, seems fairly obvious.
They don’t want you to know who puts up the cash to keep cannabis illegal.
Money talks, but donors don’t want to talk about it
Back in July, the dogged journalists at Marijuana Moment first reported that CADCA was actively lobbying against the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, the bill sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) that would federally legalize cannabis.
When Dr. Peter Grinspoon—a primary care physician, author, educator, and cannabis specialist—tweeted out his take on that story, he put the focus squarely on CADCA’s donors.
According to @MarijuanaMoment, 'Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is asking its supporters to …urge senators to oppose newly filed federal marijuana legalization bill.'
Look at who funds CADCA:https://t.co/CNfmYG5oaW
A who's who of pharma & rehab!#cannabis
— Peter Grinspoon, M.D. (@Peter_Grinspoon) July 28, 2022