A major congressional caucus is rolling out a new agenda that includes legalizing marijuana within the first six months of 2021. On Monday, the Congressional Progressive Caucus unveiled the platform, which covers seven main planks such as COVID-19 relief, health care, and racial justice. That last platform addresses cannabis legalization as well as broader criminal justice reforms like expunging prior records. In order to dismantle racism and racial inequality, Congress must “reduce criminalization and incarceration through sentencing reform, legalizing cannabis, expunging records, and providing restorative justice,” the new People’s Agenda states.

Kyle Jaeger, Marijuana Moment, 12/22/2020 14:21:00

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