Category: Election 2020

Bernie Sanders Vows to Expand Veteran Healthcare

U.S. Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders has promised to boost healthcare services for military veterans if he is elected, putting a priority on upgrading facilities and hiring more doctors and nurses for the Department of Veterans Affairs. To mark the Veterans Day holiday, Sanders vowed to fill nearly 50,000 slots for doctors, nurses and other […]

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Bernie Sanders Announces 100 Day Plan to Legalize Marijuana

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders released his plan to legalize cannabis in a tweet on Thursday at 4:20 PM. The announcement tweet outlines three main points. “Too many lives were ruined due to the disastrous criminalization of marijuana. Today I am releasing my plan to: Legalize marijuana with executive action, Expunge past marijuana convictions, […]

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ORourke and Yang Bond Over Replacing Opioids with Cannabis

Democratic candidates for President Beto O’Rourke spoke out in favor of decriminalizing opioids in order to combat the country’s drug epidemic on Tuesday, marking the first time the issue of removing criminal penalties for possession of illicit substances beyond marijuana has been seriously discussed on a presidential debate stage. During the 2020 primary debate in […]

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Bernie Sanders Vows to Legalize Cannabis

US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders promised to legalize cannabis by exectuive order if he is elected to the White House in 2020. The 77-year-old Democrat is going head-to-head with Donald Trump next year, and he has promised to put weed at the top of the political agenda. Sanders plans to give the green light to […]

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Will Cannabis Legalization Be a Major Focus on the 2020 Election

Growing support for legalizing marijuana among Democratic presidential candidates may help them pick up some moderate voters in the 2020 election while also cementing the support of hard-line conservatives for President Trump. The emphasis is on the word “may.” While the Democratic slate represents the most pro-cannabis field to set its sights on the White […]

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Kamala Harris Introduces Comprehensive Cannabis Reform Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) and U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, on Tuesday introduced the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, one of the most comprehensive marijuana reform bills ever introduced in the U.S. Congress. “Times have changed — marijuana should not be a crime,” said Senator Kamala Harris. […]

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