Mitt Romney: Marijuana 'For Recreational Use' Is Bad, But I Also Oppose It For All Purposes
Category: Politics | Posted on Tue, October, 2nd 2012 by THCFinder
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney used an interesting phrase on Monday in response to a question about his stance on marijuana policy.
In an interview with the Denver Post, Romney was asked to weigh in on the future of the state's highly active medical marijuana industry.
"I oppose marijuana being used for recreational purposes and I believe the federal law should prohibit the recreational use of marijuana," he said.
As the Washington Post points out, his decision to use the "recreational" distinction is strange, especially in the context of a question about a state that has legalized marijuana for non-recreational use. Be that as it may, the Romney campaign later reiterated its steadfast support for continued prohibition on the substance in a statement to the Post.
"Governor Romney has a long record of opposing the use of marijuana for any reason," a spokesperson said. "He opposes legalizing drugs, including marijuana for medicinal purposes. He will fully enforce the nation’s drug laws, and he will oppose any attempts at legalization."
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