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Sen. Padilla pushing DEA to reschedule marijuana soon
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Sen. Padilla pushing DEA to reschedule marijuana soon

Ep. 0 — Sen. Alex Padilla (3-21-2024)
Ask a Pol founder Matt Laslo’s garden a mile or so from the US Capitol. Photo: Matt Laslo

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Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) — Senate Judiciary Committee

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Ask a Pol asked:

Curious if you’ve talked to Vice President Kamala Harris about marijuana reform?

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Key Padilla: 

“Not in the last couple of weeks, but over the years, yes,” Padilla exclusively tells Ask a Pol.

DEA action coming?

“We certainly hope so,” Padilla says.

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Below find a rough transcript of Ask a Pol’s exclusive interview with Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA), slightly edited for clarity.

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TRANSCRIPT: Sen. Alex Padilla

Matt Laslo: “How you doing, sir?”

Alex Padilla: “Good, how are you?”

ML: “Curious if you’ve talked to Vice President [Kamala] Harris about marijuana reform?”

AP: “Not in the last couple of weeks, but over the years, yes.”

ML: “Yeah? Do you feel like the DEA [Drug Enforcement Administration] is gonna be acting soon?”

AP: “Excuse me?”

ML: “Do you feel like the DEA is gonna be acting soon to reschedule?”

AP: “We certainly hope so. There’s a push that they’re considering.”

ML: “Yep. Thank you.”

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