Caucus busters: Are House Democrats prepared to move in a new direction on cannabis?

Over the past few years, many states have tried to put potency limits on marijuana. So far, only Vermont has succeeded in approving it. Colorado’s proposed bill, authored by Dr. Yadira Caraveo and supported by a growing coalition of child advocates, including Blue Rising Together, Children’s Hospital Colorado and Healthier Colorado, is aimed at protecting children and their developing brains. Supporters from both sides of the aisle urge this is a health crisis, not a political issue. Still, the industry and those who oppose the bill maintain people should be able to choose their own potency. This article outlines the most recent attempts, hurdles and opposition to regulating potency of marijuana.

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