In the “day of history and hope” that President Biden articulated in his inaugural speech, many in the cannabis industry hoped his new administration would absorb the words from our American treasure, Amanda Gorman, who told us “what ‘just is’ isn’t always justice.”

Nothing makes the young poet laureate’s point better than the federal government’s cannabis policy, itself a monument to injustice. We know that President Biden’s immediate focus needs to be on the nation’s crisis agenda: turning back the pandemic, restoring our economy and repelling the attacks on our democracy. We only expect that once the administration gains the upper hand in the American renewal, it can find the time and create a space to unwind the drug war, starting with a rethinking of national cannabis policy. Read the full story HERE