Weed Legalization in Pennsylvania Is “Inevitable” Due to COVID-19 Economic Woes

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Democratic lawmakers, and 62 percent of voters are all in favor of legalization. Now that Republican lawmakers are on board, legalization seems more than inevitable.

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The coronavirus pandemic has sunk America into one of the greatest economic depressions in recent history. But for Pennsylvania, there may be a silver lining hiding in this dark cloud: The financial woes brought on by the pandemic may inspire Keystone State lawmakers to finally legalize weed.

Earlier this year, Pennsylvania Representative Jake Wheatley (D) introduced an adult-use legalization...

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