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Jeff Smith

Jeff is an award-winning business journalist who has worked as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers in Colorado, Maine, New Mexico and Alabama. He also has worked as a journalist overseas in Asia and West Africa. His stories have appeared in National Geographic online and The New York Times, among other publications.

Articles by Jeff Smith :

Report: White House panel trying to undermine cannabis legalization efforts

A White House committee is working behind the scenes to portray marijuana in a bad light and undermine public support for state legalization efforts, BuzzFeed reported Wednesday.

The maneuvering, if true, could slow legalization efforts that would open new cannabis markets. But so far, there’s been little if any overt evidence of the campaign.