Ted Cruz tells Denver Post he would leave Colorado pot law alone – Marijuana News

COLORADO SPRINGS — If elected president, Republican Ted Cruz said Saturday he would not interfere with Colorado's legalization of marijuana.


In an one-on-one interview Saturday with The Denver Post, the Texas senator said he opposes legalization but declared that the U.S. Constitution allows "states to experiment."

"I think on the question of marijuana legalization, we should leave it to the states," Cruz said before addressing 6,000 GOP activists at the state GOP convention in Colorado Springs.

"If it were me personally, voting on it in the state of Texas, I would vote against it. "The people of Colorado have made a different decision. I respect that decision," he continued.

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