Bernie Sanders’s Not-So-Radical Marijuana Idea

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a town hall meeting with students at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, October 28, 2015.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Two candidates nodded to liberalizing standards about marijuana in the United States on Wednesday—one expected, one a little more surprising. In the latter case, Senator Ted Cruz offered, during the GOP debate, to buy CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla “some famous Colorado brownies.” Meanwhile, across the country in Virginia, Senator Bernie Sanders called for the Read the full article…

Sanders Proposes Nixing Marijuana From Federal List Of Dangerous Drugs

"It's a state and a federal issue. The federal issue is that we should remove marijuana from the Controlled Substance Act. That's a federal decision,"

VIRGINIA: Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders announced his support Wednesday for removing marijuana from a list of the most dangerous drugs outlawed by the federal government — a move that would free states to legalize it without impediments from Washington. The self-described “democratic socialist” senator from Vermont shared his proposal during a nearly two-hour town hall meeting Read the full article…