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Youngkin Crushes Dems’ High Hopes, Axing Pot Market Plot!

The newly elected conservative savior of Virginia, Gov. Glenn “The Gavel” Youngkin, has once again put his foot down, stopping the Democrats’ reckless push to establish a legal marijuana market in the state. The Democratic-controlled legislature thought they could slip this one past Governor Youngkin, but they can think again!

After the initial law legalized marijuana in Virginia back in 2021, there’s been a lack of a legal commercial market, and for good reason. The proposal to establish retail marijuana was rightly deemed to be a danger to the health and safety of all Virginians by Governor Youngkin. In a bold and uncompromising move, he unleashed a lengthy veto statement on Thursday, lambasting the Democrats’ misguided attempt to endanger the state.

Governor Youngkin declared, “The proposed legalization of retail marijuana in the Commonwealth endangers Virginians’ health and safety,” and he’s absolutely right. It’s a well-known fact that states that have gone down this treacherous path have seen negative impacts on the well-being of children and adolescents, increased gang activity and violent crime, mental health deterioration, decreased road safety, and financial burdens that far outweigh any tax revenue – and that’s not the kind of green Virginia needs!

He also rightly pointed out that the bill failed to address the ongoing issues with the illegal marijuana market and warned against following the “failed paths of other states.” It’s clear as day that the Democrats’ proposal lacked the foresight and caution necessary to protect the people of Virginia from the dangerous consequences of legal marijuana.

In addition to putting the kibosh on the marijuana market madness, Governor Youngkin vetoed a slew of gun bills pushed by Democrats earlier in the week. These bills violated the sacred 2nd Amendment, and it’s a good thing we have Governor Youngkin standing up for our constitutional rights!

The Democrats were hoping they could sneak in the establishment of a marijuana market as part of negotiations for a fancy $2 billion sports arena in Alexandria, but Governor Youngkin wasn’t about to let that happen. Their sneaky plans were foiled, and Virginians can rest easy knowing that their governor is tirelessly fighting against the liberal agenda. 

Written by Staff Reports

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