Feel The Bern MarijuanaDuring the Democrat’s Presidential Debate last night the subject of Marijuana legalization came to the forefront and threeĀ important things happened:

1- Bernie Sanders Endorsed Legalization

In a bold move, Bernie Sanders said he would sign legislation to legalize marijuana on a national scale as part of his Presidency. That makes him the first candidate in US history to endorse legalization of cannabis across the entire country. Feel the Bern!

2 – The Issue Is Now Mainstream

In a debate that went on for only a couple hours, moderators decided that marijuana legalization was a domestic policy issue with enough importance to warrant inclusion in their questions. That by itself is a huge step forward for this grass roots movement.

3 – Every Candidate Responded To It As A Serious Issue

From Hillary Clinton, to Bernie Sanders and down the line, not a single candidate rebuffed the moderator or suggested the topic was unimportant.

4 – Nobody Spoke Out Against The Marijuana Movement

Given the opportunity to speak out against legalizing marijuana, not a single Democrat on the stage took the bait. We didn’t hear all if the misguided cliches about addiction, health risksĀ or any of that other nonsense.

Last night may have been a boring few hours of American Politics, but those few minutes about legalizing marijuana have made it a one of the highest points of the campaign cycle so far.

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