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Pot, Politics, Promises and Presidency

ELECT ION 2016 #LEGALIZEIT #CANNABIS THE CANDIDATES Who are the key players? THE ISSUE Where do they stand on Legalization? THEIR WORDS What have they said about Marijuana? Powered by MCIG POT, POLITICS, PROMISES & PRESIDENCY During the end of Cannabis Prohibition He supports legal access to medical marijuana, and he has indicated support for letting states set their own marijuana policies. "Td say [regulating marijuana] is bad. Medical marijuana is another thing, butI think it's bad and I feel strongly aboutthat." In response to states' rights argument: "If they vote for it, they vote for it: But, you know, they've got a lot of problems going on in Colorado right now. Big problems. ButI think, medical marijuana, 100%." C-SPAN. February 27. 2015 Support Meter Donald TRLMP Dr. Carson has expressed some support for allowing the use of medical marijuana, but he has been highly critical of legalizing and regulating marijuana for adult use, citing the thoroughly debunked "gateway drug" theory. "I think medical use of marijuana in compassionate cases certainly has been proven to be useful. But recognize that marijuana is whats known as a gateway drug. Ittends to be a starter drug for people who move onto heavier duty drugs – sometimes legal, sometimes Ben illegal – and I don'think this is something that we really want for our society.." Support Meter CARSON Former Gov. Bush has a long history of supporting the war on drugs and opposing the legalization of marijuana for any purpose. He and his wife, Columba, are on the advisory board of the Drug Free America Foundation, a radical anti- marijuana organization with a history of opposing efforts to legalize marijuana for any purpose. Support Meter Jeb BUSH "I thought|legalizing marijuana in Colorado] was a bad idea, but states ought to have that rightto do it: I would have voted 'noʻ if I was in Colorado." C-SPAN. February 27. 2015 Clinton has expressed a willingness to support more research into the potential medical benefits of marijuana. She wants to see what happens in those states prior to taking a position in support or opposition to such laws Support Meter "But the states are the laboratories of democracy, and we're seeing states pass laws that enable their citizens to have access to medical marijuana under certain conditions, so we have the opportunity to try to study those." Hillary CINTON Sen. Sanders supports the legalization of medical marijuana, and he has been critical of the war on drugs, particularly with regard to how it has been enforced. Support Meter "I have real concerns aboutimplications of the war on drugs. We have been engaged in it for decades now with a huge cost and the destruction of a whole lot of lives of people who were never involved in any violent activities." ... Bernie SANDEPS As vice president, Biden has continued to oppose the legalization of marijuana, but he has spoken in favor of reducing enforcement of federal marijuana policies. Support Meter "I think the idea of focusing significant resources on interdicting or convicting people for smoking marijuana is a waste of our resources. That's different than [legalization]. Our policy for our Administration is still not legalization, and thatis [and] continues to be our policy." . Joe BIDEN ... . VitaCig™ CannaPods C MARIJUANA INFOGRAPHICS! emj MCIG Sources: https:/

Pot, Politics, Promises and Presidency

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Where the Candidates stand on the legalization of cannabis


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