Politician Info
B+ Patrick Belmont (U - UT)
Position on Marijuana Legalization

"States that have legalized recreational/responsible use of marijuana have demonstrated that Americans are clearly ready for this. Responsible use of marijuana is a freedom that should no longer be denied to any American." (Candidate Survey Response)

"There was never a compelling reason for a federal prohibition of marijuana. Reasonable use of marijuana in numerous states has demonstrated that we can eliminate the prohibition without adverse risks." (Candidate Survey Response)

"Given that there was never a valid reason to criminalize marijuana, non-violent marijuana possession convictions should be automatically expunged." (Candidate Survey Response)

Position on Marijuana Decriminalization

"There was never a compelling reason to criminalize possession of marijuana. Now is the time for the US to move forward and decriminalize it." (Candidate Survey Response)

Position on Medical Marijuana

"It has been demonstrated that marijuana has numerous health benefits, helping people sleep, alleviating anxiety disorders, lowering blood pressure, preventing seizures. This is a sensible and natural way to treat these issues and our healthcare system should be fully utilizing it." (Candidate Survey Response)

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