Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is one of the new left wing democrats that has been raising most attention from the media. She is now demanding that people who were most affected by war on drugs get compensation.
The Democratic senator of Oregon, Ron Wyden, has introduced a bill that would legalize cannabis on a federal level. The bill is called S.420 and is one of three bills that is aiming to bridge the gap between federal laws and state laws.
As long as Republicans controlled the Congress most cannabis related changes were blocked. However the new Democratic majority in the House is now ready to make sweeping changes to federal cannabis laws.