Marijuana Legalization Goes Mainstream With First-Ever Forum in Capitol Complex
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Marijuana Legalization Goes Mainstream With First-Ever Forum in Capitol Complex

Ohio Republican Rep. David Joyce said it was significant because people still have “the wrong idea” about the industry.

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May 22, 2019

The cannabis industry investors, business owners and legalization advocates had met before to discuss the legal and regulatory headaches of operating in a world that’s licensed and regulated by states but illegal under federal law.

But what made those at Tuesday’s gathering describe it as a public relations milestone was the location: inside the Capitol complex.

Ohio Republican Rep. David Joyce, one of several members of Congress who dropped in throughout the day, said it was significant because people still have “the wrong idea” about the industry.

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