Politicians And Government Agencies Celebrate 4/20 As Marijuana Legalization Movement Spreads

Politicians And Government Agencies Celebrate 4/20 As Marijuana Legalization Movement Spreads
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Wednesday marks the unofficial marijuana holiday known colloquially as 4/20—and there’s no deficit of politicians and government agencies hopping on the trend this year. State and congressional lawmakers, party organizations and various regulatory bodies are touting progress on cannabis reform and calling for a federal end to prohibition. This has become a theme over recent years as more states have moved to legalize marijuana for medical and adult use. To be sure, there’s a lot of progress to highlight this year. But politicians are making clear that there’s more work to be done, and they’re not shying away from the issue as the popularity of reform continues to grow on an increasingly bipartisan basis. Here’s what politicians, office-seekers and federal agencies are saying on 4/20 this year: Support for cannabis legalization is at record levels. As we move forward, the Senate is working to end the federal prohibition on cannabis and ensure those impacted by the failed War on Drugs are made whole.#420Day — Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) April 20, 2022 Legalize marijuana. Expunge past marijuana convictions. End the failed War on Drugs. — Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) April 20, 2022 It’s long overdue that the Senate respect the will of voters nationwide and end federal cannabis prohibition. Let’s get this done once and for all. — Ron Wyden (@RonWyden) April 20, 2022 Legalization of adult-use cannabis is about more than a day on the calendar. It’s about creating jobs and opportunities. It’s about supporting small businesses and farmers. It’s about righting the wrongs of the past. — Governor Kathy Hochul (@GovKathyHochul) April 20, 2022 I'm all for legal marijuana in Pennsylvania. Tell your legislators it's time to get it done. #LegalizeIt — Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) April 20, 2022 If you want a governor who will legalize marijuana in Texas, donate…

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