On Sunday, a California congressman took to Twitter, suggesting the federal government should legalize cannabis and commute the sentences of individuals convicted of marijuana possession.
Ro Khanna (D-CA), a vocal adversary of marijuana prohibition, has fired off a number of pro-legalization Tweets during the Holiday Season.
Smart marijuana policy can lead to economic growth and boost job creation. Now is the time for legalization. https://t.co/Zmwuebce1V
— Rep. Ro Khanna (@RepRoKhanna) December 4, 2017
In addition to identifying marijuana legalization as an economic stimulus package that could benefit America’s workers, the California congressman queried his Republican cohorts about their conflicted love for states’ rights and guns, but not legal weed.
The party which claims to be for states’ rights just voted on a bill that forces states to recognize the concealed carry laws of other states. Does this mean that they would support allowing anyone who buys marijuana legally in California to bring it to any other state?
— Ro Khanna (@RoKhanna) December 14, 2017
Congressman Khanna, a Deputy Assistant Secretary to the Obama administration’s Department of…