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October 23, 2021

Biden-Sanders Policy Statement No Longer Supports Federal Pot Legalization

The effort the legalize marijuana nationwide got short shrift from the Biden campaign.

In an effort to unite the moderate and progressive wings of the Democratic Party, presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden and rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, released policy recommendations from their joint “Unity Task Force” earlier this month. Read more here…

The issue we have with this is that it was in an effort to unite Democrats, but if two thirds of voters support legalization, this is a missed opportunity to do what the people want. This unnecessarily complicates and adds more bureaucracy to the system.

The silver lining is that the policy still moves things forward, just along a winding path.

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