Bernie Sanders believes the United States’ current “war on drugs” is a failed policy. He recognizes that the war on drugs has not quelled the drug-use epidemics facing the nation. Instead, he advocates treatment for drug addiction, not punishment – and he’s repeatedly introduced legislation to extensively reform the criminal justice system along these lines. He supports medical marijuana and the decriminalization of recreational marijuana, and has said that he supports the right of states to opt for full legalization.Read More
Bernie Sanders proposed Wednesday that marijuana be cut completely from the list of the ‘most dangerous drugs’ banned by the Federal government.
Doing so would allow states to legalize cannabis without fear of federal repercussions.Read More