Cassidy Picks Up An Unlikely Endorsement From Louisiana Pro-Marijuana Group
Republican Senate candidate Bill Cassidy has picked up an unlikely endorsement, WWL-TV reports. A Louisiana pro-marijuana group is supporting the congressman's bid to unseat Mary Landrieu.
A spokesman for the Louisiana Cannabis Industry Association, Jesse McCormick, says the endorsement comes down to Cassidy’s support for medical marijuana. Mary Landrieu rejected it during a debate before the primary, but Cassidy, a doctor, said he would be open to it.
McCormick says he's hopeful that the new Republican majority in Congress will listen to the popular support he says is there for reforming marijuana laws.