Ryan: States Should Decide Medical Marijuana Issue
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan said on Friday that states should decide whether to legalize medical marijuana — a position far contrary to that of Mitt Romney, the number one man on the GOP ticket…
“What I’ve always believed is the states should decide,” he added. “I personally don’t agree with it, but this is something Coloradans have to decide for themselves.”
Colorado voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana in a ballot issue on in the Nov. 6 election. That vote would allow recreational use of the drug and have it regulated in the same way as alcohol…
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EDITOR: Ryan has lots of company. A recent national poll found that 74% of the U. S. population want the federal government to “stop raids targeting medical marijuana.” Only 15% support prosecution under federal law. Ryan’s statement is hardly a an off hand market. Twenty-five years ago it would have been the kiss of death.