Although President Donald Trump has remained mostly quiet on the issue of marijuana up to this point, some believe that could all change in the coming months. The word on the street, at least in the neighborhood of investment firm Piper Jaffray, is that Trump could make marijuana legalization one of his key issues in the 2020 election in order to gain the support of younger voters.

It was during a recent company conference on cannabis policy that analysts said the president would soon throw the marijuana legalization issue over his shoulder, as a way to cinch his reelection. They also believe that the administration will make a few small acts of good faith on the subject before then, perhaps setting federal legalization to take hold sometime in the next two to five years.

“By supporting cannabis, Trump may be able to incrementally broaden his appeal with swing voters without alienating his…

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