How the marijuana industry can keep its magic: Interview with Penn Jillette
By Bart Schaneman
Penn Jillette is perhaps best known for the popular magic shows he’s been performing in Las Vegas with sidekick Teller for more than 20 years.
But he’s also become a household name for his strong opinions, including a long-held belief that marijuana should be legal.
The 61-year-old atheist, skeptic, Libertarian and free-market capitalist has never taken a puff of cannabis himself. But he says his life has been bettered by the creativity that artists and innovators have discovered while inspired by marijuana.
He now hopes the entrepreneurs fueling the industry’s growth can keep that spirit of passion and innovation while