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F Michael Azinger (R - WV) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE

Holds office State Senate District 3

Candidate in race for State Senate District 3 on Tuesday, November 8, 2022

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Calling marijuana a "gateway drug" that children should be protected from, Sen. Mike Azinger speaks against a proposed Senate amendment to the medical marijuana bill.

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Sen. Mike Azinger, R-Wood, said the effect of the bill was to pretend that marijuana was not a “big deal.”

“It is a big deal,” he said. “It is dangerous.”

Azinger called marijuana a gateway drug and said teenagers should not be encouraged to try cannabis.

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Votes
2020: Authorizing DHHR Promulgate Legislative Rules, SB 339
No
2017: The West Virginia Medical Marijuana Act, SB 386
No
Contact Michael Azinger

Email: mike.azinger@wvsenate.gov

Web: http://www.wvlegislature.gov/Senate1/lawmaker.cfm?member=Senator%20Azinger

Phone: 304-357-7970

Address

Room 441M, Building 1 State Capitol Complex

Charleston, WV 25305

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