Arizonans are voting to legalize the use of recreational cannabis with Proposition 207. This has been an issue not only focused on the state level, but now, on a national level.
Prop. 207 is on the Nov. 3 general election ballot. If passed, it would decriminalize cannabis, also known as marijuana, for recreational use for those 21 and older. It would also tax cannabis at 16%. It is expected the tax would generate $166 million in annual tax revenue after a few years of a fully functional program.
Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-NY, has sponsored the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act. This bill is to be voted on in the U.S. House of Representatives to remove cannabis from the list of controlled substances.
“Racially-motivated enforcement of marijuana laws has disproportionally impacted communities of color. It’s past time to right this wrong nationwide and…