Politically progressive candidates from the state of West Virginia teamed up with cannabis advocates to announce their plans for what they call “the strongest cannabis bill in the United States” on Friday, September 18th.
West Virginia democrats such as Rusty Williams, Chris Yeager. Mike Lockard, Nikki Ardman, Cory Chase and Hilary Turner met at Chris Yeager’s hemp farm in Southside, West Virginia to introduce a bill to decriminalize the cultivation, production and personal use of cannabis for all West Virginians over the age of 21.
The comprehensive cannabis bill was introduced to modernize hemp laws and keep the wealth here in West Virginia, according to a press release provided by WV Can’t Wait.
“We’ve got a lot of wrongs to right,” Rusty Williams, candidate for House of Delegates in the 35th district, said.
If passed, the bill will expunge the record of non-violent cannabis offenders in West Virginia and release them from incarceration, as well as aid them…