As Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton prepare for Super Tuesday, marijuana legislation has hit the headlines again.

The Vermont Senate approved a bill Thursday that would allow people over 21 to carry one ounce and would create licenses for retailers and growers.

With Colorado having passed legislation legalizing marijuana in late 2012 and the Vermont House now considering the Senate-passed bill, attention is now on the Democratic candidates' stances as both states prepare to vote Tuesday.

“Let me just say this — the state of Vermont voted to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana, and I support that,” said Sanders during an interview with Katie Couric in June last year.

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