Could marijuana be the solution to Kentucky's pension crisis?

Could Marijuana be the solution to Kentucky's Pension Crisis? Activist Daniel Seum thinks so.

Daniel Seum Jr. spoke with LEX 18 about how Cannabis products have helped improve the lives of many Kentuckians, including himself.

"Eric Crawford, who's been a quadriplegic for 22 years in Maysville, Kentucky,  Danny "Greasy" Belcher", he's a Vietnam veteran," Seum Jr. read from the list.

For years, Seum Jr. has been on a mission to legalize Marijuana across the Commonwealth, but he said he's finally being taken seriously. Legalization is now being considered as a solution to the state pension crisis.

"It's sad that that's what it's taking,  but there is an economic factor to this," he said. "When you free up that market, there will be taxes and those taxes are used for pensions."

The state pension fund is about 40 billion dollars in debt, but Seum Jr. said that if a bill to be filed...

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