Conservative Christian legislators really want to legalize weed in the US – Cannabis News

Marijuana has quickly turned into a non-partisan issue. Young Republicans are definitely mostly sold. According to a 2015 Pew Research survey, 63% of Republican millennials believe marijuana should be legalized. But even older conservatives are getting on board.

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Conservative Christian legislators really want to legalize weed in the US – Cannabis News

Marijuana has quickly turned into a non-partisan issue. Young Republicans are definitely mostly sold. According to a 2015 Pew Research survey, 63% of Republican millennials believe marijuana should be legalized. But even older conservatives are getting on board.

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Trump Faces Pressure From Within GOP to Protect and Foster Marijuana Reform – Cannabis News

Ann Lee and Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition don’t consider prohibition a conservative value.

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Trump Faces Pressure From Within GOP to Protect and Foster Marijuana Reform – Cannabis News

Ann Lee and Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition don’t consider prohibition a conservative value.

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Republican says daughter’s pain is why South Carolina needs medical marijuana – Cannabis News

For five years, Republican state Rep. Peter McCoy of James Island was a state prosecutor in Charleston, working hundreds of drug cases along the way.

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How Trump and Pence Differ on Marijuana – Cannabis News

With the Republican National Convention taking place in Cleveland this week it’s worth examining where the party’s ticket stands on marijuana and specifically how its presumptive presidential and vice-presidential nominees disagree on the issue.

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How Trump and Pence Differ on Marijuana – Cannabis News

With the Republican National Convention taking place in Cleveland this week it’s worth examining where the party’s ticket stands on marijuana and specifically how its presumptive presidential and vice-presidential nominees disagree on the issue.

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Medical Marijuana Fails To Make GOP Platform After Vigorous Debate – Cannabis News

CLEVELAND ― Republican delegates meeting on Monday voted not to endorse medical cannabis in their party’s official platform. In the process, however, they managed to air some of the wildest unproven theories about marijuana.

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Medical Marijuana Fails To Make GOP Platform After Vigorous Debate – Cannabis News

CLEVELAND ― Republican delegates meeting on Monday voted not to endorse medical cannabis in their party’s official platform. In the process, however, they managed to air some of the wildest unproven theories about marijuana.

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Georgia GOP delegate to press for medical marijuana on party platform – Cannabis News

One of the leading advocates in Georgia for medical marijuana is headed to Cleveland this month on a crusade to persuade other delegates to the Republican National Convention to endorse medical marijuana as part of the party’s platform.

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Georgia GOP delegate to press for medical marijuana on party platform – Cannabis News

One of the leading advocates in Georgia for medical marijuana is headed to Cleveland this month on a crusade to persuade other delegates to the Republican National Convention to endorse medical marijuana as part of the party’s platform.

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What a Trump Presidency Would Mean for Marijuana Law Reform: Worry - Marijuana News

In true Trump fashion, the man is all over the place, and could at best become a lukewarm ally for state’s rights, or at worst, the leader of a new pot pogrom akin to that of Ronald Reagan.

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What a Trump Presidency Would Mean for Marijuana Law Reform: Worry - Marijuana News

In true Trump fashion, the man is all over the place, and could at best become a lukewarm ally for state’s rights, or at worst, the leader of a new pot pogrom akin to that of Ronald Reagan.

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Marijuana Federalists Lead The Republican Field, Pugilistic Prohibitionist Stuck In Single Digits – Marijuana News

With Rand Paul ending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, the GOP race has lost its strongest supporter of drug policy reform. But the remaining Republican candidates are for the most part not as retrograde in this area as you might expect, especially on the question of how the federal government should respond to state legalization of marijuana.

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Marijuana Federalists Lead The Republican Field, Pugilistic Prohibitionist Stuck In Single Digits – Marijuana News

With Rand Paul ending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, the GOP race has lost its strongest supporter of drug policy reform. But the remaining Republican candidates are for the most part not as retrograde in this area as you might expect, especially on the question of how the federal government should respond to state legalization of marijuana.

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Rand Paul finds unlikely support from marijuana advocates – Marijuana News

Sen. Rand Paul speaks at a town hall meeting in Ashland, Kentucky in October. Image: Kevin Goldy, The Daily Independent

WASHINGTON, D.C. Among the top contributors to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s presidential campaign are the usual suspects - a financial management firm, a real estate developer, a manufacturer of hand tools.

But Paul is also getting significant support from an unlikely source for a conservative Republican – the marijuana industry.

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Rand Paul finds unlikely support from marijuana advocates – Marijuana News

Sen. Rand Paul speaks at a town hall meeting in Ashland, Kentucky in October. Image: Kevin Goldy, The Daily Independent

WASHINGTON, D.C. Among the top contributors to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s presidential campaign are the usual suspects - a financial management firm, a real estate developer, a manufacturer of hand tools.

But Paul is also getting significant support from an unlikely source for a conservative Republican – the marijuana industry.

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GOP debate: In epicenter of legal weed, pot policy talk oddly absent

Patrons at a sports bar in Boulder watch the GOP Debate at the nearby University of Colorado campus. Image: WeedWorthy.com
 
Republican presidential candidates don't get pressed about marijuana at CNBC-hosted debate in Boulder.
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Many Republican Presidential Candidates Are Secretly OK With Legal Pot

GOP Elephant from President Bush’s second inauguration in Washington, D.C., 2005. Image: Jonathan McIntosh via Wikimedia Commons
 
Most of the candidates descending on Boulder for Wednesday’s debate have signaled a desire to end the Republicans’ long-running war on pot.
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Bernie Sanders signals support for marijuana legalization

Sen. Bernie Sanders campaigning in September 2015. Image: Phil Roeder via Wikimedia Commons
 
Asked whether he'd support Nevada's 2016 ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana in that state, Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders answered "I suspect I would vote yes" to applause from the crowd.
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