“Good People Don’t Smoke Marijuana” Trump’s Pick for Attorney General has Legal Weed Advocates Freaking Out

President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to nominate Sen. Jeff Sessions to be the next attorney general has proponents of weed legalization freaking out, and for good reason.

Sessions, a staunch conservative with a troubling record on many issues important to progressives, from civil rights to immigration reform, has an especially unfriendly stance on marijuana.

Earlier this year during a Senate hearing about state marijuana laws, Sessions said “good people don’t smoke marijuana.” He also suggested that legalization would lead to more people using hard drugs, even though studies have repeatedly disproven the argument that weed is a so-called “gateway drug.”

– Read the entire article at Vice News.