Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina respects the state's rights to legalize marijuana, though her official stance says the legalization of marijuana "does not help us". Fiorina claims as President she will not enforce the federal marijuana ban in state's that have chosen to legalize. Being a breast cancer survivor, Fiorina was offered a medical marijuana prescription, but she declined.
"I’m a states' rights advocate. I respect Colorado’s right to do what they did. Okay? They are within their rights to legalize marijuana, and they are conducting an experiment that I hope the rest of the nation is looking closely at," Fiorina said. "You’re asking my personal opinion. My personal opinion is the legalization of marijuana does not help us. Are they within their rights? Yes."