Admit I didn't access the link, but it's only partially about industry,
There was a huge alcohol industry pre-Prohibition.
It's about people understanding that individual choice trumps governmental edicts.
This is not to say that that a society cannot express its collective will about drug usage through law, but it will only be valid when the scope of "society" is quite limited, and "society" acknowledges that it cannot impose it's will upon those who choose not to accept its benefits.
Currently, no one can claim a place outside of society no matter that they don't benefit from the association one whit.
This is a fundamental disagreement with which few have the intellectual capicity to engage.