The National Cannabis Roundtable and Leafly will jointly brief federal policy makers, including cannabis legislation author Ron Wyden, Hill policy staff and other cannabis stakeholders on Wednesday in a virtual event, “Cannabis Jobs Count: The 2021 Leafly Jobs Report.” The message for policy makers: bridge the differences and seize the opportunities for cannabis reform.
Kathleen Sebelius, NCR Honorary Co-Chair, and former Obama HHS Secretary said today, “The contours of federal reform done the right way are before us today: cannabis equals jobs, community reinvestment and opportunities for criminal and social justice.”
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) a longtime champion for cannabis reform who is currently co-drafting legislation with Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Cory Booker said, “Oregon’s cannabis industry is a robust contributor to the state’s economy, and I am certain that the industry could have a positive impact nationwide. I am working with colleagues in the U.S. Senate to end cannabis prohibition in a manner that not only supports this flourishing industry but also restores the lives of those most hurt by the failing War on Drugs.” said Wyden.
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Materials for this event:
Recording of the webinar
Leafly’s Jobs Report 2021