I do support this bill, however, I do feel there are partial sets of circumstances that should be considered for providing assistance, but definitely not with the misuse of tax payers money via welfare benefits. Like anything, this is a process that takes time. In order to progress forward with without falling its best to take steps, not leaps. This apply to both those who push to spread the awareness of marijuana benefits and what’s fair and beneficial to all parties. Lifting prohibition, state and federal regulation and thus provide profitable market operating to full scale..... “Estimates for the U.S. legal weed market reach $16 billion by 2020, up from $5.4 billion in 2015, according to Euromonitor International.” “State and local governments collect sales and excise taxes, along with licensing fees. The money has paid for marijuana-related law enforcement programs, substance abuse programs, school construction, and other capital projects.” -Recruiter News-Legal marijuana offers small state tax revenue boost.... that being said, ONCE the foundational work has been made and our nation benefits along side with the marijuana industry, at that time we may possibly be able to establish new government assistance programs. These programs should be restricted STRICTLY to those with proven medical documentation to the severity of there need ( cancer, epilepsy, ptsd, fibromyalgia, etc). The program should hold restrictions, regulations, require several factors to maintain eligibility and if hold legal consequence if the symptom is abused.