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Sharon Hansen on Drugs

 


Marijuana should be legalized like alcohol

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Never legalize marijuana"?

A: I think marijuana should be legalized like alcohol is. We could use the tax revenue to lower taxes on the middle class. I'll bet half of Washington DC is stoned on illegal drugs. Any law that applies to the people should also apply to the people in the government. If the laws are not applied to all, then the law should not exist and should be repealed. Everyone in prison who is a non violent offender and is in there for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, should be released and put to work. There would be a lot less crime if jobs were available to all.

Source: E-mail interview for 2014 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org , Dec 9, 2013

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