420 with CNW — Connecticut Governor Says Legalizing Pot Good for Public Health Amid Pandemic

November 12, 2020 16:25:42

With several states legalizing cannabis use, marijuana tourism has been on the rise. Cannabis tourism, or traveling across state lines to purchase and consume the infamous plant, attracts millions of visitors and dollars to states that allow recreational cannabis. However, with the coronavirus pandemic raging, traveling across state lines for cannabis may not be safe, says Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont.

In an interview with Yahoo Finance, Gov. Lamont said that legalizing cannabis amid the coronavirus crisis would be a big win for public health. With work-from-home and social-distancing measures in place to curb the spread of the virus, the last thing states need is people driving back and forth across state lines for marijuana. Connecticut doesn’t allow recreational cannabis yet but is surrounded by states that do, creating a situation…


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