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The Legalization of Marijuana

REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni - Republican U.S. presidential candidates including (L-R) former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, former New York Governor George Pataki, U.S. Senator Rand Paul, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, Dr. Ben Carson, businessman Donald Trump, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, former CEO Carly Fiorina, Ohio Governor John Kasich and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie pose before the start of the second official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, September 16, 2015

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Marijuana gets airtime in the GOP presidential debate

September 17, 2015, John Hudak

Last night, CNN’s Jake Tapper asked the candidates about their views on marijuana legalization. In this post, John Hudak unpacks the candidate's varied statements on this issue. 

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