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Bernie Sanders May Run for President in 2020

Following Donald Trump’s surprise victory, Bernie Sanders says he’s not ruling out a presidential run in 2020 In a statement that will surprise some, and excite even more, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says he’s not closing the door on a potential presidential run in 2020. “Four years is a long time from now,” says Sanders. …

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MPP Updates Cannabis Scorecard for Presidential Candidates, Includes Third-Party Nominees

The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), the nation’s largest cannabis policy organization, has released their updated presidential candidate voter guide for the general election, which now includes third-party candidates. The full guide can be found by clicking here. Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, who was nominated Sunday by the Libertarian Party, and physician Jill Stein, the …

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The Seattle Times Recommends Bernie Sanders

The Seattle Times, which is the largest daily newspaper in Washington State with the largest Sunday circulation in the Pacific Northwest, has officially recommended Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton as the Democratic candidate for president of the United States. “Authenticity and consistency are so rare in politics these days — no wonder a strong number …

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Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has won the Democratic primary in New Hampshire, beating rival Hillary Clinton by double digits (60% to 38%), according to the Associated Press. The win comes a week after Sanders narrowly lost to Clinton in Iowa (49.6% to 49.8%), and just days after new polling found the two to be tied …

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Sanders and Clinton in Statistical Tie in New National Poll, Sanders Best Chance Against Republicans

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in a statistical tie nationwide according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. The poll is huge news for Sanders and his supporters, as the same poll had him trailing 30% to Clinton’s 61% the last time it was conducted in December. The poll was released just …

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Now is the Time for Cannabis Legalization Supporters to Get Fully Behind Bernie Sanders

Not long ago, the mainstream consensus was that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has no chance of winning the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, with only his supporters vocally opposing this sentiment. Now, in a short period of time, things have changed. According to a CBS News/YouGov poll released yesterday, Sanders leads Hillary …

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Hillary Clinton Announces Support for Rescheduling Cannabis

Hillary Clinton has announced that she supports removing cannabis as a schedule 1 controlled substance, which means it has “no known medical value” and is in the same category as drugs such as heroin. Clinton wants to reschedule cannabis to schedule 2, the same category as OxyContin and Adderall. Clinton’s announcement, which was made during …

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Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill in Senate to End Federal Cannabis Prohibition

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Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT), a Democratic presidential candidate, introduced a bill Wednesday that would repeal all federal penalties for growing and possessing cannabis, giving states the full freedom to decide their own cannabis laws. The Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2015 would remove cannabis from the federal controlled substances list, while retaining penalties for …

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Presidential Candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders Supports Descheduling Cannabis

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Presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will announce this evening that he supports completely removing cannabis from the federal list of controlled substances, effectively ending cannabis prohibition throughout the nation. The announcement will come during a speech at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, which will begin at 7pm EDT. “Too many Americans have …

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Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Expresses Support for Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

During Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders expressed support for legalizing recreational cannabis. When asked if he would vote on an initiative to legalize cannabis which will appear on next year’s ballot in Nevada, Sanders responded “yes, I suspect I would”. “This marks the first time a major-party presidential …

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