Tennesseans have softened their opposition to medical marijuana in recent years, and the candidates for governor reflect that change in public opinion.

Although none is calling to legalize cannabis outright, several say the state should consider allowing it for people who have serious health issues.

It may be one of the few questions that does not break down along party lines, so much as whether the candidates think medical marijuana truly has benefits.

Five of the seven candidates — including three of the Republicans — say their may be circumstances under which Tennesseans ought to be allowed to possess and use marijuana.

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Chas Sisk ~ NashvillePublicRadio.org ~

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