As the Chairman of the House Rules Committee, Congressman McGovern is a critical ally of the marijuana reform movement.
Holds office U.S. House District 2
Candidate in race for U.S. House District 2 (D)
H.R.2093 - STATES Act (2019-2020)
I voted for the referendum. You look at the inequities in criminal justice system and the very discriminatory way drug laws are enforced, and also the reality out there as to how easy it is for people to get access to it, and it seemed to me to make sense. The effort to stamp out marijuana has been a miserable failure and a waste of money. That's where I came down on it.
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