September 12, 2020 | PennLive

Recreational cannabis, racial justice, and an ethical way forward for Pennsylvania

By Aaron Glickman and Dominic Sisti

Legalizing recreational cannabis to support economic relief should be a no-brainer. Pennsylvania has lost over 400,000 jobs, and recreational cannabis is projected to bring in $580 million in tax revenue. But even if this projection is correct, which remains an open question, half a billion dollars is still not nearly enough to fill the Commonwealth’s depleted post-COVID coffers.

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