Gillibrand Would Legalize Marijuana, Require Insurance Coverage

By Beth Wang / June 6, 2019 at 12:38 PM
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), a 2020 presidential contender, announced that if elected she would immediately deschedule marijuana as a controlled substance to pave the way for investment in research for medicinal applications. A need to fully legalize marijuana is a health care issue, as it can be used to treat pain but is not covered by insurance, she wrote in a Wednesday (June 5) post on Medium.com . She joins a bevy of other Democratic presidential hopefuls for 2020 who...

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