a republican presidential candidate with an enlightened “drug war” policy ?

 

Presidential candidate to Obama: end drug war & pardon jailed marijuana users

Citing growing public support for the legalization of marijuana and the costs of enforcing current marijuana laws, former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson told a conference of the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) Thursday that, as President, he would act immediately to remove cannabis from the classification under the Controlled Substances Act which makes it illegal under federal law.  Johnson also pledged to expedite pardons for those convicted of non-violent marijuana offenses.

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