Watch a Senate Candidate Smoke Pot in His Campaign Ad
January 19, 2022 11:59AM EST
Louisiana senate candidate Gary Chambers released a campaign ad that shows him smoking a big fat blunt. Obviously, he wants Louisiana to legalize pot, and he quotes a statistic that says states waste $3.7 billion enforcing marijuana laws.
The recreational use of marijuana is legal in 18 states and the District of Columbia. Last week we learned this fact:
In 2020, US cannabis sales hit a record $17.5B, per Forbes and a new report from the Marijuana Policy Project found that states are also profiting. The 18 states that have legalized recreational cannabis have raked in $10.4B in tax revenue since 2014.
So what do you think: