Texas Investments Ignite Accusations Of Hypocrisy From Marijuana Advocates

“It’s very hypocritical for the Texas government to stand so much against cannabis, to hear that you are spending almost $1 million in taxpayer money into a fund that is going to have a majority of its revenue coming from the marijuana industry.”

By Ryan PoppeAugust 16, 2019 9:30 am, , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Advocates for medical and recreational marijuana in Texas said the state is hypocritical for opposing reforms while profiting off the industry.

The State’s Permanent School Fund Committee has an investment now worth more than $700,000 in a public company called Innovative Industrial Properties. It owns and leases land to marijauna businesses in 12 states.


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