Recreational cannabis in Pennsylvania could bring 32,000 full-time jobs, $3.3 billion in annual sales and $520 million in yearly tax revenue to the Keystone State, according to the cannabis platform Leafly.
Leafly CEO Yoko Miyashita, Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and Jeff Riedy, executive director of Lehigh Valley NORML, are holding a press conference Tuesday calling for cannabis legalization.
At the event, cannabis advocates will also point out the economic and social justice benefits of cannabis legalization.
The Case For Recreational Cannabis In Pennsylvania
By providing as many jobs as Pennsylvania’s prominent steel industry in three to five years from legalization, the cannabis industry could significantly help the state recuperate …