The following public comment was submitted to the Louisiana House Committee on Judiciary.
On behalf of Reason Foundation, I thank you for accepting these comments and making them part of the public record. Among other things, Reason Foundation is committed to ensuring that state-regulated cannabis markets are designed in such a way that they remain dynamic and offer genuine economic opportunity to individuals from a range of backgrounds.
We applaud the overall intent of House Bill 17, which would create a regulated cannabis market for adults aged 21 and older. Following the passage of legislation earlier this year to enact a