Now that Marco Rubio is out of the race, for the first time in U.S. political history, every presidential candidate — of both parties — supports at least states' rights to do as they please with regard to marijuana legalization.

With more Americans than ever (58 percent) believing marijuana should be legalized, many are considering the issue when heading to the ballot box.

But it remains unclear whether the candidates' support of this issue — which ranges from full-throated to tepid — will be enough to effectively influence federal policy.

Ultimately Congressional leadership will determine whether marijuana-related legislation can arrive at a vote, while the incoming attorney general will direct law enforcement and the Department of Justice.

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Madison Margolin ~ Rolling Stone ~

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