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Find regulations for marijuana, not just bans

Q: What's the thing you're most proud of during this first year on the City Council?

A: One of the biggest things is the marijuana issues. A lot has been discussed about business licenses to dispensaries and grow ordinances or bans since 2014, before I was on the council, and now it's been decided to put the vote to the people. I voted for this because it's a compromise measure. Even if I don't personally agree with recreational marijuana, the best option is to find regulations, not just bans.

Source: Rogue Valley Messenger on 2016 Oklahoma Senate race , Jan 7, 2016

Fearful rhetoric about marijuana leads to waste, not safety

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Marijuana is a gateway drug"?

A: Strongly oppose. Decades of fearful rhetoric about the "dangers" of marijuana has led to a waste of human assets, and a waste of taxpayer dollars, without making us safer.

Source: Email interview on 2016 Oregon Senate race with OnTheIssues , Jan 1, 2016

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