Ohio House Leaders To Carefully Explore Medical Marijuana

"We’re not here to run away."

OHIO:  After years of resistance, Republican legislative leaders are now heading down the path toward legalizing marijuana for medical purposes. At the same time, ResponsibleOhio marijuana investor Dr. Suresh Gupta said Wednesday the marijuana campaign that stumbled badly Tuesday will be back, possibly next year, with a plan that doesn’t involve a monopoly. “Absolutely. We’re not here Read the full article…

Marijuana Laws Pose Dilemma For Republican Presidential Hopefuls

Opposition to marijuana use plays well with conservatives, which is the core voter base in the primary. Yet that stance is not popular with the larger electorate.

NEW JERSEY:  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie‘s response in a recent radio interview to a question about legal marijuana was in keeping with his tough-on-crime persona. A former prosecutor and potential presidential candidate, Christie has long been a staunch opponent of pot, at one time lambasting tax revenue generated from the sale of legal recreational Read the full article…

Top Conservatives Are Totally Confused By Marijuana Politics

"I thought it was a bad idea," Bush said, "but states ought to have that right to do it. I would have voted 'no' if I was in Colorado."

MARYLAND: When pressed at an annual conference for conservative activists this week about their stances on marijuana legalization, several members of the Republican Party said that although they personally oppose legalizing the drug, they support states’ rights to do so. At the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Fox News’ Sean Hannity asked Read the full article…