Marijuana is currently a Schedule I controlled substance; however, many States have already taken proactive steps to decriminalize or legalize it.
The prohibition of marijuana is extremely unpopular. A Gallup poll shows a majority of Americans want marijuana legalized. Will you listen to America and end the federal prohibition of marijuana?
The war on drugs, like prohibition before it, has been one of our country's most nonsensical moves. Marijuana has many medical benefits and it has been proven over and over again!
Several states, such as Colorado, have legalized marijuana use. Users in these states nonetheless are still violating federal law.
For years, marijuana has remained a Schedule I drug according to the Controlled Substances Act, along with heroin and other drugs. Do you believe this classification is fair, or should it be changed?
With polls regularly showing over half of the United States in favor of legalization of marijuana, how would you change the failed War on Drugs?
Legalizing recreational marijuana leads to economic opportunity for job seekers and small businesses. It drastically cuts prison populations and frees law enforcement for violent and corporate crimes
How can you justify keeping Marijuana as a Schedule 1 substance, with no valid health uses when the only psychoactive component is FDA approved already? It appears contradictory.
Like alcohol, marijuana can have terrible side effects when abused, but under controlled circumstances it helps those with terminal conditions to ease their suffering and can be a stress reliever.
When 76% of Americans would like to see it legal and it has been found to be less dangerous than cigarettes and alcohol.
PRINCETON, N.J. -- A majority of Americans continue to say marijuana use should be legal in the United States, with 58% holding that view, tying the high point in Gallup's 46-year trend.
Legalization is becoming a very prominent topic of discussion in America with many states approving the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana for recreational and medical use.
Marijuana prohibition costs the govt $20B a year and 750k are arrested for MJ offenses. States with legalization have increased revenues and saw crime rates drop. Will you reschedule or decriminalize?
Marijuana is proven to be effective in treating many health issues. Prescription pills are dangerous and have caused many to OD so shouldn't we allow a safer form of treatment to be administered?
The Executive Branch needs to support the decriminalization or legalization of marijuana, using its executive authority to remove marijuana from the DEA Schedule of drugs & retract their authority
Many states already allow the legal sale of marijuana to adults, and this falI, other states will have similar laws on the ballot. Medical research has proved that marijuana is not a Schedule 1 drug.
Federal legalization of marijuana can create jobs/industry, help raise taxes for federal/state programs and free up much needed prison space for violent criminals and pedophiles.
Cannabis along side other plants with wellness benefits are currently placed into the "Controlled Substance act". Will you fight to restore our right to these plants and stop harming our communities?
Many sick Americans would like to use Cannabis as an alternative and safe solution to the addictive and harmful opiates currently being prescribed in this country.
The country is clearly leaning towards legalization of medical and recreational usage, while the DEA is moving in the opposite direction, counter to states and to research and even growing its market.
Enforcing laws on possession costs more than $3.6 billion dollars per year. The emphasis on the War on Drugs in the past four decades has become very pointless and costly.
Would you consider legalizing marijuana federally for personal use?
Current Marijuana is a schedule 1 drug which means it cannot be used or prescribed on the national level. This makes it illegal to move from states or study the use of it.
Will you issue a presidential order in favor of legalizing marijuana on the state, & federal levels?
States are increasingly varied in policies regulating the production, sale and use of cannabis. How do you plan to address the current FDA scheduling and DEA policies in opposition to its legality?
Many developed Countries already recognize the medical benefits of this drug. Maintaining our stance is perpetuating a failed "war on drugs" and adding to the opioid epidemic and mass incarceration.
With the recent decriminalization for medicinal and recreational use in several states and scientific studies that show its efficacy in treating various conditions do you support decriminalization?
This is a natural herb that should never have been prohibited in the first place categorizing it as a narcotic. Pharmaceuticals don't treat causes, they treat symptoms so people are stuck using the ov
As states like Colorado show us that our outdated fears of marijuana are not real, and that the benefits significantly outweigh the detriments, what will you do to ensure its federal legalization?
Considering the United States Government has a patent on it. Patent # 6630507
It has been proven that cannabis has medical value. It has save wounded veterans from overdosing on opioids, it has stopped children's epileptic seizures, and it has cured some cancers.
Studies have overwhelmingly verified the medical benefits of marijuana in a wide variety of treatments from glaucoma to migraines to the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
A handful of western states have already legalized marijuana, which has created a discrepancy between state and national laws. As president, how will you respond to this new trend?
Possession of marijuana can lead to being convicted as a criminal and charged with a misdemeanor or a felony. Thus leading to unemployment. When instead if taxed and sold could improve the economy.
Many states, including Washington D.C., have legalized Medical Marijuana. A small number, and growing, have legalized for recreational use. Our courts and jails are full of non-violent drug cases.
Many states like MN are struggling with probable 50 pct or more increases in premiums under the ACA, let alone higher deductibles. Without cost restructuring in healthcare, ACA could fail.
“You’ve got this crazy system where all of a sudden, 25 million more people have health care and then the people that are out there busting it—sometimes 60 hours a week—wind up with their premiums dou