Trump mouthpiece Sarah Huckabee Sanders equates legal weed with opioids

Trump mouthpiece Sarah Huckabee Sanders equates legal weed with opioids

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who you’ll remember as the controversial White House press secretary under Donald Trump from 2017-2019, now running for governor in Arkansas, and she doesn’t care about cannabis legalization like so many of her neighbors. And she wants them to know that she plans to vote against it proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize recreational cannabis.

Former White House Speaker his ability to lie about easily verifiable matters to uphold Trump’s agenda compared legal cannabis to the nation’s drug epidemic.

“I don’t think given the drug epidemic that we have in this state, frankly across the country, adding it and having more access to it does anything to benefit Arkansas, so I certainly wouldn’t support that,” she told reporters this week .

Dem candidates differ

Both Democratic gubernatorial nominees Chris Jones and libertarian candidate Ricky Dale Harrington Jr. have both said they plan to vote on the proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana.

It’s been a long hard road

On September 22nd, the The Arkansas Supreme Court reversed a decision by the State Board of Election Commissioners to pave the way for the vote count in the November 8 general election Responsible Growth Arkansas‘ proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize recreational cannabis.

mid September, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that he will also vote no on the ballot. “The Science is Clear” Hutchinson tweeted. “Recreational marijuana leads to increased underage drug use and more dangerous streets.”

At least he didn’t blame cannabis for the nation’s devastating opioid crisis.

Lesson from Trump? Be vague and do as little as possible

When asked about the proposed constitutional amendment that would allow the legislature to call itself a special session, Sanders said the “legislature spends a lot of time in meetings” as it is.

“I think that a full-time legislature…



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