Fox 43: Gov. Shapiro asks lawmakers to legalize cannabis in the Commonwealth

Opponents of legalization like John Daviau, the director of state affairs for the nonprofit Smart Approaches to Marijuana, pointed to several concerns.

“You’re going to see a 17% increase in substance abuse disorders. You’re going to see a 35% increase in chronic homelessness,” Daviau said. “And a 13% increase in arrests across the state.”