Politician Info
C Jeanne Shaheen (D - NH) MEDICAL USE

Like Hassan, Senator Shaheen is in favor of medical marijuana in severe cases, but opposes legal, recreational marijuana. 

Holds office U.S. Senate

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U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, the lead Democrat on the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he will rescind policies that prevent interference with legal marijuana production.

"While the Trump Administration pays lip service to a national opioid crisis that is killing tens of thousands of Americans, instead it has announced its intention to waste taxpayer dollars to pursue legal, non-lethal drug use and legally operating small businesses," said Shaheen. "Attorney General Sessions's announcement is a slap in the face of families that have been devastated by the opioid crisis. As the leading Democrat on the appropriations subcommittee that funds the Justice Department, I will work to ensure that resources are devoted to opioid response efforts, rather than this foolish policy. It's time for the Trump Administration to follow through on its promises to address the opioid crisis."
01/04/18
https://www.shaheen.senate.gov/news/press/shaheenlead-democrat-of-commerce-justice-science-appropriations-subcommitteeissues-statement-on-ag-sessions-reversal-of-marijuana-policy

Votes
Protect State Medical Marijuana Programs Amendment
Yes
Veterans Equal Access Amendment
Yes
Veterans Equal Access Amendment
Yes
Protect State Medical Marijuana Programs Amendment
Yes
SAFE Banking Amendment
Yes
Veterans Equal Access Amendment
Yes
Protect State Medical Marijuana Programs Amendment
Yes
SAFE Banking Amendment
Yes
Contact Jeanne Shaheen

Email: https://www.shaheen.senate.gov/contact/contact-jeanne

Web: http://shaheen.senate.gov/

Phone: 202-224-2841

Address

506 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington, DC 20510

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