Why beer distributors, alcohol trade groups are fighting legal marijuana with lots of cash

In Arizona, a synthetic cannabis drugmaker has dropped $500,000 to fight legal marijuana. In Massachusetts, a group of beer distributors tossed in $25,000 to anti-legalization efforts, the Intercept reported this week. The investigative news website reports that the Beer Distributors PAC, consisting of 16 beer distributors in Massachusetts, contributed $25,000 to the Campaign for a…