A recent Gallup poll shows a majority of Republicans now support legalizing marijuana.

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) is optimistic Congress will take up marijuana legislation this year in some form.

Several Republicans have pending bills protecting medical marijuana and cannabis research they hope will make progress this year, despite resistance from the Trump administration.

“I’m fairly optimistic that this year will be the year that we can make great progress on this,” Rohrabacher told The Hill. Rohrabacher said that growing bipartisan support will help move federal legislation.

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Alexandra Oliveira and Alison Spann ~ TheHill.com

 

 

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