Politician Info
B Manny Lopez (D - FL)

"I supported and participated in petition initiatives getting petitions signed for Florida Marijuana Initiatives - 2024, 2022, and 2016. I have been calling for the legalization of Marijuana since 1969. I participated and organized demonstrations supporting legalizing Marijuana during the 1972 Democrat and Republican National Conventions in Miami Beach. I tried to get legalizing Marijuana in the Florida Democrat Platform in 1976." (Candidate Survey Response)

Candidate in race for U.S. House District 17 on Tuesday, August 20, 2024

Position on Marijuana Legalization

"Marijuana should be Legal in all states and territories. We should be able to grow our own Marijuana. Marijuana should be legal and regulated like alcohol. Marijuana related prisoners should be freed from prison with restored rights including those who have already been released from prison. Marijuana should be removed as a Schedule I controlled substance." (Candidate Survey Response)

"Marijuana should be regulated similar to alcohol. Marijuana should be used responsibly at all times. Legalizing Marijuana will create jobs and provide revenue for local, state, and federal governments." (Candidate Survey Response)

"Marijuana records should be expunged in all states and territories with all rights restored especially for non-violent possession convictions. Marijuana has been a political crime for decades by opposition from politicians because it was politically beneficial instead of doing what is right for the people. Legalization will remove the racial and lower economic prejudices in it's criminal enforcement." (Candidate Survey Response)

Position on Marijuana Decriminalization

"Marijuana should be decriminalized with all rights restored to anyone convicted of possession. Marijuana should be removed from the Schedule I controlled substance list." (Candidate Survey Response)

Position on Medical Marijuana

"I have Medical Marijuana cards from Florida and Puerto Rico. Medical Marijuana should be legal in all states and territories." (Candidate Survey Response)

Contact Manny Lopez

Email: mannylopezforcongress@gmail.com

Web: https://www.mannyforcongress.com/

Phone:

Address

600 Bonito Avenue

Nokomis, FL 34275

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