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E-mail Leak Reveals Clinton’s Marijuana Debate Prep, in Support of Marijuana Banking

A new Wikileaks e-mail leak shows how presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was prepared to respond to certain marijuana-related questions in the most recent debate, including her position on whether banks should be allowed to do business with marijuana companies. The e-mails were part of a hack of John Podesta, Clinton’s campaign chair. One of the …

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Clinton or Trump to be First President in Over 23 Years Who Hasn’t Smoked Cannabis

Whether it’s Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump who wins the election this November, it will be the first time in over 23 years (since George Bush Sr. in 1992) that the current president of the United States has never consumed cannabis. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have stated that they’ve never once consumed cannabis, …

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Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Says She Would Reschedule Cannabis if Elected President

In response to the DEA’s decision to retain cannabis as a Schedule 1 controlled substance, Hillary Clinton’s campaign says that if she’s elected president, she will reschedule cannabis. “Marijuana is already being used for medical purposes in states across the country, and it has the potential for even further medical use,” Maya Harris, a senior …

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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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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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A Breakdown of Where the 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand on Cannabis

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 candidates continue to address the …

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Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Says She Would Support State and Local Cannabis Laws

Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, who’s leading in national Democratic polls, says she would support states and localities that legalize medical and recreational cannabis. When asked by CNN’s Dan Merica if she would legalize cannabis as president, Clinton said she supports “states and localities that are experimenting with this.”

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