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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer:
In state after state, in ballot initiatives and constitutional amendments, Americans are sending a clear message—they want an end to marijuana prohibition
— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) April 20, 2021
Health and Human Services Sec. Xavier Becerra:
— Secretary Xavier Becerra (@SecBecerra) December 5, 2022
Shaleen Title, former Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission member:
“Thanks to Tom, I get a comprehensive yet concise, well-designed source of cannabis information in my inbox every morning. As a business owner, I need to know what’s happening in marijuana as quickly as possible, and I especially appreciate his emphasis on linking readers directly to primary source documents.”
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul:
— Governor Kathy Hochul (@GovKathyHochul) January 7, 2021
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— Ron Wyden (@RonWyden) July 14, 2021
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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis:
Yes BUT it would reduce tourism to Colorado, so make sure to consider Colorado first in any Texas decisions https://t.co/5Gh8bNBKu0
— Jared Polis (@jaredpolis) October 20, 2020
Don Murphy, former Marijuana Policy Project lobbyist:
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