By Alex Leary
WASHINGTON – Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz has made a reputation for his avid support for President Donald Trump, who often calls the freshman Republican after cable TV hits. But Gaetz is also at the front of a push on medical marijuana.
“A lot of people think we can’t pass cannabis reform in a GOP controlled congress,” Gaetz, a former state House member, told the Tampa Bay Times. “It reminds me of when Governor Scott sent his Surgeon General to testify against my Florida legislation – and then took credit for it when debating Charlie Crist. This issue is moving fast. It turns out people like freedom.”
This afternoon, Gaetz will host an event on Capitol Hill aimed at freeing up government research of marijuana and a number of experts are scheduled to testify.
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