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Why former US Senate leader Tom Daschle is all in for legalization in South Dakota

On Oct 28, 2020
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South Dakota is one tough nut to crack, legalization wise. Yet former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D) is optimistic that reform is within reach. He tells Leafly why in a new interview: https://t.co/b97CU73PeM
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The South Dakota statesman offers four commonsense reasons for legalization.

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On Oct 28, 2020
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South Dakota is one tough nut to crack, legalization wise. Yet former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D) is optimistic that reform is within reach. He tells Leafly why in a new interview: https://t.co/b97CU73PeM
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Why former US Senate leader Tom Daschle is all in for legalization in South Dakota

Why former US Senate leader Tom Daschle is all in for legalization in South Dakota

The South Dakota statesman offers four commonsense reasons for legalization.

South Dakota: Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Voices Support for Statewide Legalization Initiatives

South Dakota: Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Voices Support for Statewide Legalization Initiatives

"I did not advocate for legal marijuana while I served in the Senate but, like many other Americans, my viewpoint has vastly evolved in recent years."

Big Democrats Join Big Wall Street Cannabis Firm

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Long Out of Congress, Now Former Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle Wants to Legalize It

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Former Senate minority leader Tom Daschle is another high-level politician who's "evolved" on marijuana legalization. Now, 16 years after he left the Senate, Daschle is on the advisory ...

Northern Swan enlists major Democratic pols to boost Latin American cannabis push

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Leaders talk future of health care at U.S. News & World Report conference

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Building upon and improving the current system in order to increase access to health coverage is a better way forward than a Medicare for All alternative, panelists said Nov. 17 at U.S. ...

Why is South Dakota’s Governor Still Against Legalizing Industrial Hemp?

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The governor's reluctance to legalize hemp echoes the state's feelings in the 1980s towards raising the drinking age.

One cure for an ailing American economy: Legalize cannabis

One cure for an ailing American economy: Legalize cannabis

Forty states have already led the way, and the time is now.

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Today, most national polls show that a majority of Americans believe individuals and families pay too much for health care, and it’s their top…