Friedman To Run For Agriculture Commissioner, Aims To Legalize Marijuana

TEXAS: Kinky Friedman announced that he is running for Texas Agriculture commissioner as a Democrat in 2014 with the promise to legalize the medical and personal use of marijuana and marijuana in Texas.

According to a press release announcing his candidacy, Friedman said he also intends to restore hemp as a top cash crop in Texas.

Friedman said he promises to show that the ending of a prohibition that should never have been is a personal choice and states’ rights issue, as well as an education funding issue, a water conservation issue, a prison population reduction issue and a border protection issue.

Friedman said that he will prove that legalization and the resultant taxation will benefit Texas and reduce the overall tax burden of all Texans, while funding the state’s growth far into the future.

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