Rep. Aaron Vega talks schooling, vaping, and native politics with 22Information

BOSTON (WWLP) – It’s typically mentioned that there’s a disconnect between western Massachusetts and Boston however our elected officers are working to bridge that hole.

After getting his begin in native politics as a Holyoke metropolis councilor, Aaron Vega was elected to the Statehouse the place he continues his combat to enhance the lives of residents throughout western Massachusetts.

Consultant Vega at the moment sits on 4 completely different committees. His work on the Hashish Coverage committee has helped to form the medical and leisure marijuana industries.

When requested about his stance on the governor’s vaping ban, which incorporates marijuana vaping merchandise, he expressed concern the ban could have gone too far.

“That’s the worry, you place a ban throughout the board, individuals are nonetheless going to get it and so they’re most likely going to get even worse product as a result of perhaps the hashish isn’t even regulated within the hashish they’re getting,” Rep. Vega mentioned.

Along with his work on hashish coverage, Rep. Vega is on the upper schooling committee, the place he mentioned his work received’t be full till everybody has the tutorial instruments they should succeed.