GOP Presidential Contenders Debate Marijuana
For perhaps the first time ever, marijuana legalization was a topic in a primetime presidential debate.
On Wednesday night, several of the 11 Republican candidates for the party’s presidential nomination weighed in on Colorado’s cannabis laws – without mentioning that three other states and the District of Columbia have also legalized recreational marijuana.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush sparred over the topic but said they would continue to allow states to chart their own courses on cannabis reform without interfering.
“What goes on in Colorado, as far as I’m