Pennsylvania Candidate for Governor: Legalize Marijuana Now

PENNSYLVANIA: As Pennsylvania’s race for governor begins to take shape, one candidate has chosen the controversial issue of marijuana legalization as one of the cornerstones of his campaign.

John Hanger, a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania governor, today unveiled two campaign billboards that send an urgent message on the subject: legalize and tax marijuana now.

Hanger’s political director Roger Cohen said addressing the punishment of marijuana possession is just one of the topics Hanger plans to focus on throughout his campaign for governor.

“The motto of the campaign is jobs, not jails and the legalization and taxation of marijuana. This is a very important issue to hundreds of thousands, if not millions of Pennsylvanians,” Cohen said.


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