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Ohio Gov. and Presidential Candidate John Kasich addresses the media on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. (Danielle Duval | MLive.com)

Jonathan Oosting ~ MLive.com ~

LANSING, MI — Marijuana legalization is a "terrible idea," according to Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, whose home state will see a pot proposal on the ballot this fall.

Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom. Image via Wikimedia Commons
 
Californians will legalize, tax and regulate cannabis for adult use in the 2016 general election, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom told Real Time with Bill Maher Friday.

McAlpin Community Center, Suwannee County, Florida. Image: Michael Rivera via Wikimedia Commons
 
The majority of Republican voters in the first caucus and primary states are voicing their support for a GOP presidential candidate who backs marijuana reform.

Cannabis plants at a Denver grow facility. Image: WeedWorthy.com
 
24/7 Wall St. reviewed the 11 states where by law residents in possession of small amounts of the drug are not punishable by jail time, and medical marijuana use is permitted.

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Jill Drury ~ WDTN.com ~

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) – An amendment asking for the legalization of marijuana in Ohio will be on the ballot in November.

Florida Senator Marco Rubio. Photo by Michele Eve Sandberg
 
Marco Rubio says that, if elected president, he will crack down on states that have legalized marijuana. He plans to enforce federal law, which prohibits pot.

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