According to Statista, the total U.S. cannabidiol (CBD) consumer sales are poised to increase from now until 2022. With such a high level of popularity, there is the question of how CBD is going to have an impact, if any, on the 2020 elections.
According to Cannabis Health Insider, presidential candidates face the dilemma of removing marijuana from the federal controlled substance list. Nonetheless, candidates are still making marijuana a topic of discussion during presidential debates. And some have addressed it in their proposed policies.
Harvard Institute of Politics also addresses marijuana as a political issue. According to the statistics,
“ Democrats support legalization 49 percent to 28 percent (oppose), Republicans oppose, 32 (support) percent to 50 percent.”