A newly elected state senator is filing a bill to legalize marijuana in Texas. Senator Roland Gutierrez filed the bill on Monday. Gutierrez says legalizing pot would create 30-thousand jobs in Texas, in agriculture, manufacturing, distribution, and retail. He says legalizing and taxing marijuana would help revive the state's pandemic-damaged economy. A spokesperson with the San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Awareness says other states that have expected economic benefits from legalized weed have been disappointed.
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