State cannabis laws are scattershot. That’s why we need federal legislation
A Letter to the Editor for the San Francisco Chronicle by Tony Bowles
I recently attended the Americans for Safe Access Medical Cannabis Academy and Hill Day conference, which highlighted the urgent need for comprehensive medical cannabis legislation.
Despite its legalization in 38 states, the District of Columbia and three territories, medical cannabis remains illegal at the federal level. This creates numerous challenges, including legal concerns, limited insurance coverage and discrimination. Congress must take immediate action to pass federal medical cannabis legislation.
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