Why Medical Marijuana Research Is Gaining Support From the GOP

Why Medical Marijuana Research Is Gaining Support From The Gop

Members of Congress from across the political spectrum are pushing for pot research – but can they change Jeff Sessions’ mind? Some Utah residents are working overtime to get medical marijuana on the state’s ballot next year. They seem to have just gotten a surprising new Republican ally in their effort – Senator Orrin Hatch. The state’s senior senator – an octogenarian who is third in line for the presidency – publicly broke ranks with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, GOP leaders and many of his Mormon constituents when he endorsed medicinal marijuana last week. When I caught up with him on an elevator on the Capitol grounds, surrounded by his ever-present security detail, I asked what brought about his evolution on the issue. – Read the entire article at Rolling Stone.



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