Part of the “burnt-out stoner” image that is burnt into our consciousness is due to pop culture.
Regardless of legalization, the black (green?) market still exists. And it probably always will.
There has been a long and loud propaganda machine working against marijuana for decades. And it has tainted its name and eternally blinded a large number of people to whatever health benefits it has.
If the Devil was a corporation, his name would be Monsanto. But don’t take my word for it. In 2013, they were voted the evilest corporation