While Senator Hoeven does not support legalizing marijuana, he has not been on record as actively anti-marijuana. Recently, he has voted in favor of some ancillary legislation, including the Veterans Equal Access amendment of 2017.
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“As Chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, Senator Hoeven has worked to affirm tribal sovereignty, including strengthening tribes’ self-governance related to law enforcement, energy production and economic development. While the senator does not support legalizing recreational marijuana, he has voted to protect the implementation of North Dakota’s medical marijuana laws and will give careful consideration to any similar measures that are brought before the Senate on behalf of tribes.” 12/17/19
"I supported a provision that would prevent the Justice Department from using federal funds to interfere with states, like North Dakota, where medical marijuana is legal."
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