Most 2016 Candidates Are Opting For A Federalist Approach To Marijuana

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has been vocal about his dedication to maintaining the war on drugs, commenting on several occasions that he would use his power as president to prevent states from legalizing marijuana.

While Christie might have found himself in good company back in 2012 or 2008, most of the 2016 candidates from both parties — including Jeb BushLincolnChafeeHillary ClintonTed CruzRand PaulRick Perry, and Bernie Sanders— have taken a more hands-off, federalist approach. In the words of GOP candidate Carly Fiorina, “Colorado voters made a choice. I don’t support their choice, but I do support their right to make that choice.”

 

Fight continues over cannabis law for ill New Jersey children

NEW JERSEY — Parents who have been fighting for changes in the state’s medical marijuana law so they can provide the drug to their severely ill children took their campaign to Gov. Christie’s office Thursday, armed with more than 2,100 letters from supporters. [Read more…]

Fight continues over cannabis law for ill New Jersey children

NEW JERSEY — Parents who have been fighting for changes in the state’s medical marijuana law so they can provide the drug to their severely ill children took their campaign to Gov. Christie’s office Thursday, armed with more than 2,100 letters from supporters. [Read more…]