Cannabis Prohibition’s Last Stand

Posted on AllSides May 25th, 2021
From The Center

It’s no secret: most Americans believe cannabis should be legal.

Today, 17 states have legalized adult-use, meaning more than 40% of Americans now live in a state where marijuana is allowed for those over 21. More than 30 states allow some kind of medical marijuana access, which leaves only two that have not amended their marijuana laws at all—Idaho and Nebraska.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has promised that he and Senators Cory Booker and Ron Wyden will introduce their cannabis legalization bill, but he hasn’t issued a timeline.

Despite the overwhelming support from Americans to legalize...

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