Minority Marijuana Business Group Defends Bernie Sanders’s Comments On Legalization And Race

Minority Marijuana Business Group Defends Bernie Sanders’s Comments On Legalization And Race

The country’s first diversity-focused marijuana trade association came to Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-VT) aid on Thursday, issuing a statement “to affirm our support and appreciation” for the 2020 presidential candidate’s recent comments on minority involvement in the legal cannabis industry. During a Democratic primary debate on Tuesday, Sanders pledged not only to end federal marijuana prohibition and expunge past criminal records if elected, but also to help people of color find an economic foothold in the industry. “We are going to provide help to the African American, Latino and Native American communities to start businesses selling legal marijuana rather than…

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