Democrats Introduce Bill To Legalize Marijuana In Tennessee, GOP Likely To Block It
“We’re in a situation where we’re missing out on that profit”
Democratic lawmakers are renewing efforts to legalize marijuana in Tennessee as top Republicans reiterated their opposition to full legalization until the federal government reclassifies the drug.
State Rep. Bob Freeman, D-Nashville, and Sen. Heidi Campbell, D-Nashville, are re-upping their bill called the Free All Cannabis for Tennesseans Act, which would legalize the recreational use of marijuana and provide a process for it to be grown and sold.
“We’re already seeing that many states have legalized cannabis,” Campbell said. “We’re in a situation where we’re missing out on that profit because people are going to others.”
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