Governors of Colorado, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Louisiana have collectively urged President Biden to reschedule cannabis to Schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act by year-end.
This move, they argue, will align government policy with public opinion, where 88% of Americans favor legalization for medical or recreational use.
Governors’ Collective Voice: A National Call For Change
As KDVR reported, the letter, led by Colorado Governor Jared Polis highlights the economic and public health benefits of such a rescheduling. “Rescheduling cannabis aligns with a safe, regulated product that Americans can trust,” the governors stated, emphasizing the established state markets and regulatory systems in 38 states.
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