What do Texans, a Republican congresswoman from South Carolina and comedian Sarah Silverman have in common?
They’re all spearheading new efforts to legalize marijuana — and their push is reshaping the otherwise lackluster political prospects for U.S. cannabis companies.
The office of Representative Nancy Mace of South Carolina, who is leading a draft legislation for a Republican cannabis bill, has so far declined to comment on the contents of said legislation, although she is scheduled to talk about it during a press conference on Monday. But the cat is already out of the bag — it’s being discussed across the industry. And many like what they’ve seen so far. […]