Politician Info
BRep. Bobby Scott (D - VA)MEDICAL USEDECRIMINALIZE

Holds office Virginia District 3

Position on Marijuana Decriminalization
"Democrat Bobby Scott supports medical marijuana. He also says that prohibition has ‘left tens of thousands of minorities behind bars in one state for something that is legal in their neighboring states.' Scott said, 'But the fact that it’s sold over the counter for recreational use in several states now, shows that we really need to reevaluate it. My view is that it should not be a federal crime.'

Position on Medical Marijuana

"Democrat Bobby Scott supports medical marijuana. He also says that prohibition has ‘left tens of thousands of minorities behind bars in one state for something that is legal in their neighboring states.' Scott said, 'But the fact that it’s sold over the counter for recreational use in several states now, shows that we really need to reevaluate it. My view is that it should not be a federal crime.'

Comments

"But the fact that it's sold over the counter for recreational use in several states now, shows that we really need to reevaluate it. My view is that it should not be a federal crime."
9/27/17
http://wvtf.org/post/wide-ranging-opinions-marijuana-legalization-among-virginias-lawmakers

Votes
Veterans Equal Access Amendment
Yes
McClintock/Polis Amendment
Yes
Rohrabacher/Farr Amendment
Yes
Veterans Equal Access Amendment
Yes
Contact Rep. Bobby Scott

Web: https://bobbyscott.house.gov

Phone: (202) 225-8351

Address

15 Independence Avenue, SE Room 1201

Washington, DC 20515-4603

Phone: (202) 225-8351

Fax: (202) 225-8354

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