Congressman: The Weed Legalization Movement Is 5 Years From Total Victory - Cannabis News
During a call with reporters, Congressman Earl Blumenauer said the pot reform movement will continue its march to achieve nation-wide legalization as public opinion sways in favor of weed.
After last November's election, when eight more states legalized some form of marijuana, one thing became clear: legalization, once a fringe movement, has gone mainstream as the majority of Americans have gotten access to state-regulated weed.
Although public opinion is heavily in favor of legalization, President Trump has issued mixed messages regarding his position on marijuana and his Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, is a prohibitionist who wants to ratchet up the war on drugs.
But Congressman Earl Blumenauer, a long-time supporter of legalization who recently introduced a legislation package to tax and regulate marijuana on the federal level, said during a call with reporters that federal legalization is in sight.
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