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Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Announces Legislation to Abolish For-Profit Prisons

Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced on Tuesday that he’ll be filing federal legislation next month to abolish the nation’s for-profit prison system, prohibiting for-profit prisons from operating within the United States. “When congress reconvenes in September, I will be offering legislation, I will be introducing legislation, which takes corporations out of profiteering …

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Where Do Presidential Candidates Stand on Marijuana?

By Tom Angell, Marijuana.com The 2016 presidential field is taking shape, and many of the candidates are weighing in on the debate about marijuana. Here’s a roundup of what the declared candidates have said about cannabis policy, as well as what they’ve admitted about their own marijuana consumption. This post will be updated as new candidates officially enter the …

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Former President Bill Clinton: There’s ‘A lot of Evidence’ in Favor of Medical Cannabis

Former President of the United States Bill Clinton, whose wife Hilary is considered one of 2016’s top presidential candidates, has made one of his first public comments in years regarding cannabis, saying that states should be allowed to decide their own cannabis policies, and claiming that there’s “a lot of evidence” surrounding the benefits of …

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Hilary Clinton Supportive of Medical Cannabis, Open to Recreational Legalization

Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, who many consider a potential frontrunner for the 2016 presidential election, has made one of her first public statements regarding medical cannabis and the recent legalization of recreational cannabis in Washington in Colorado. “I think we need to be very clear about the benefits of marijuana use for medicinal …

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