Massachusetts marijuana stores lose $2 million in sales every day they’re not in business.
Maintaining access to legal, regulated marijuana amid the pandemic remains a heated topic of discussion in recent weeks.
AOC’s measure is an amendment to a large-scale appropriations bill that would remove a rider that prohibits any federal funding being spent on psychedelic research.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's comments come on the heels of many Democratic presidential nominees, including Sen. Kamala Harris, openly embracing cannabis legalization ahead of the 2020 Election.
The future of marijuana legalization in the U.S. looks a lot brighter now that Democrats have reclaimed the House of Representatives following the 2018 Midterm Elections held this past November.
With key legislation like the STATES Act and the Gaetz’s Medical Cannabis Research Act hanging in the balance, Ocasio-Cortez’s voice could help push those bills through.
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