Not quite a Tsunami of support from the GOP in the house but it’s certainly an illustration that cannabis is beginning to make inroads into partisan divide… too many jobs involved at this stage for some state reps to play politics too much, we presume
Marijuana Moment details the latest to jump the aisle on the issue
A third Republican congressman said he will be voting in favor of a marijuana legalization bill that the House is set to take up later this month.
Rep. Don Young (R-AK), cochair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, said in an interview with Alaska Public Media last week that he’s supportive of the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, which would federally legalize marijuana and promote social equity.
“It’s a big vote. And we’re going to pass that, I’m confident. What’ll happen with it afterward, I don’t know,” he said. “I’m one to believe that when people vote on something—as they did in the state of Alaska—we ought to recognize people’s will and follow through with it.”
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