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Ron Paul Argues For Ending Marijuana Prohibition On “The Tonight Show”

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Ron Paul

by Morgan Fox

People who are familiar with Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul have probably heard him speak about the need to end marijuana prohibition in the past. In fact, he mentions it quite often these days. Considering that only one other Republican candidate shares this opinion, it isn’t unusual to hear Paul bring this up in debate. Not only does this set him apart from the other candidates, but it is very telling to hear the rest of the field claim to be “conservatives” in favor of limited government and personal freedom, while supporting what is arguably the most intrusive, expensive, and wasteful government policy in existence.

This weekend, however, Ron Paul shared that message with a significant portion of America while speaking with Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show.” Judging from the audience response (not to mention a recent Gallup poll that shows a majority of voters support making marijuana legal), the need to end marijuana prohibition is becoming more obvious.

Perhaps this is why Ron Paul stands a very good chance of winning the Iowa primary.

Here is the entire interview. The section on prohibition starts at 6:35. Stay tuned until the end and see longtime MPP supporter Joe Rogan make an appearance!

Courtesy Marijuana Policy Project


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  1. he’s great for stating that! but lets look at the bigger picture, let’s put an end to the federal government controlling everything and anything that we do!!

  2. ITS TIME TO END MARIJUANA PROHIBITION. this plants heals, im a tax payer an all me friends are to, an we will only vote for who is for ending this drug war, texas needs medical cannabis program, i am t12 burst fracture with T.B.I. an mmj helps me get threw my day an im happy my life is good without so many presciptions, please educate yourself an free the weed,hemp for health please urge your represenative to sponsor HR2306!!! blessings

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