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Chris Christie, In Colorado, Slams Legalized Marijuana. Unlike Rand Paul, His 2016 GOP Rival

Legalization Posted Jul 31 2014

Chris Christie, In Colorado, Slams Legalized Marijuana. Unlike Rand Paul, His 2016 GOP Rival

Chris Christie and Rand Paul, likely rivals in the 2016 GOP presidential race, have found a new wedge issue: weed. The question is whether or not to continue prosecuting the federal government's drug war. In a visit to the key presidential swing state of Colorado this week, New Jersey Governor Christie firmly portrayed himself as a hawk in that war -- even as new data show crime plummeting in Denver in the months after Colorado legalized recreational marijuana. A day after Christie's comments, Senator Paul proposed drug reform legislation that positions the Kentucky lawmaker as an opponent of the drug war.

 

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