If elected, Democratic presidential frontrunner Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) has said he would use an executive order to legalize marijuana nationwide on the first day of his presidency.
- Marijuana Moment asks if that would be possible. The short answer is
Billionaire and former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg, whose candidacy is attracting interest as a center-left alternative to socialist Sanders, has previously called legalizing cannabis “perhaps the stupidest thing anybody has ever done.”
- He’s now trying to make himself more palatable in cannabis circles. At libertarian site Reason, Jacob Sullum calls Bloomberg’s pot policy “incoherent.”