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Jennifer Ferguson on Drugs

 

 


Supports legalization of recreational marijuana

Q: Do you support the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes?

A: Yes. I support legalization of cannabis for recreational use with the same restrictions as alcohol. Cannabis is safer than alcohol on the body. Both are mind altering drugs. Our brains are not fully developed until the mid 20's. The later individuals first use or regular use the less chance of damaging the developing brain. We need to change how cannabis is classified. Currently its classification is the same as heroine, opioids, and other street drugs. Changing its classification will allow the drug to be tested for medical purposes.

Source: VoteSmart Washington 2018 Political Courage Test , Jul 4, 2018

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