Cynthia Nixon Endorses Cannabis Legalization in New York Governor's Race

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Boehner, who served as Speaker from 2011 until his resignation from Congress in 2015, was appointed to the board of advisers at Acreage Holdings, a multi-state cannabis business that aims to "make cannabis available to any patient who can benefit from safe and reliable access".

Authorities responded to a request to check on the welfare of a woman at 5:55 p.m. March 30 and found several marijuana plants growing in the home when they were let inside. He said he is convinced de-scheduling the drug is needed to do research, help the veterans, and reverse the opioid epidemic ravaging the communities. Boehner says in a statement his position "has evolved" from opposition to legalizing marijuana.

"There are a lot of applications of marijuana", Weld said on Thursday. "But that shouldn't be dictated by the nanny state in Washington".

The state Cannabis Control Commission has finalized regulations for recreational-marijuana sales in MA, and the Select Board is planning to seek local opinion on the subject ahead of possibly enacting additional controls on the budding industry. This number includes both Republicans and Democrats alike.

Federal Stance on MarijuanaPolls show the majority of Americans supporting cannabis legalization. In January, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded a trio of memos from the Obama administration that had adopted a policy of non-interference with marijuana-friendly state laws. Research has been prevented and he has sent out memos asking prosecutors to pursue the highest penalties possible for anyone caught with drugs of any kind. "Cannabis could be perceived as an exit drug, not a gateway drug", he said to Bloomberg.

Despite the overwhelming support for marijuana by the population all through the country, marijuana remains a Schedule I drug.

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NY gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon (D) is asking supporters to commit to donations of $4.20 after she came out in favor of marijuana legalization in the state.