Cannabis Legalization: Putting Economic Opportunity and Social Justice Front and Center

  • May 02, 2021
  • 12:20 PM

Money and social justice are the two most powerful arguments circulating in favor of cannabis legalization, from the number of people who’d be freed from the criminal justice system to the amount of business activity waiting to be unleashed. But which rationale has more traction? Which one might the Biden administration base any federal action on? And how do both of them figure into the future of a legal market? We’re joined by Joyce Cutler and Tiffany Kary to find out. Joyce is a staff correspondent with Bloomberg Law. Tiffany is a consumer reporter with Bloomberg News, focusing on cannabis, nicotine and alcohol. They’ll break down the economic and judicial sides to cannabis legalization to see which is a stronger rationale.