Candidate in race for State Senate District 48 on Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Jay knows that legalization of marijuana for recreational use is long overdue in North Carolina and the United States. With the amount of revenue that can be generated from the taxes collected from its sale, issues with funding child and family services along with education can become a thing of the past.
Legalization will reduce the time and money spent on apprehending and prosecuting offenders. Legalization is estimated to save the United States as a whole anywhere from $7 billion to $13 billion annually.
Marijuana crops are not only an excellent source of income, but also regenerates the soil, putting more into the soil than it takes out. This crop is a win/win for the economy, our local farmers and the environment.
A- Publicly supports ending prohibition of marijuana for adults.