Biden loosened up on weed


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On Tuesday, the Biden administration signaled a significant shift in approach.
Zolan Kanno-Youngs, a White House correspondent for The Times, explains how big an impact the proposed changes could have.
On today’s episode Zolan Kanno-Youngs, a White House correspondent for The New York Times.
Background reading The Biden administration’s effort to liberalize marijuana policy comes as increasingly more Americans favor legalizing the drug.
After the recommendation to ease restrictions, Democrats in the Senate reintroduced legislation to legalize marijuana.
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is a White House correspondent, covering President Biden and his administration.


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For fifty years, marijuana has been regarded by the federal government as one of the more dangerous drugs available in the country. A major change in strategy was indicated by the Biden administration on Tuesday.

The Times’s Zolan Kanno-Youngs, a White House correspondent, outlines the potential significance of the changes.

On the show from today.

The New York Times’s Zolan Kanno-Youngs is a White House correspondent.

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Legalization of marijuana is becoming more and more popular in America, which is why the Biden administration is working to relax marijuana laws.

Democrats in the Senate reintroduced marijuana legalization legislation following the recommendation to relax restrictions.

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