Are Republicans the Best Thing to Happen to Cannabis?

Are Republicans the Best Thing to Happen to Cannabis?

Are Republicans the Best Thing to Happen to Cannabis?

Charles Rutherford | Dec 21, 2018
During the 2016 election, I believed the cannabis industry would be better served by Republicans than Democrats. My unpopular hot take was based on the idea that a party supportive of private enterprise is beneficial. This is preferable to a party hostile to private enterprise but supportive of cannabis.
How’s that turned out?
It's been three years after the shockwave of the 2016 election and a number of weeks after the midterms. So far, Trump and key Republicans have been the best thing to happen to cannabis, even if by accident.
 

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