Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul hinted in an interview Friday that he smoked marijuana in his youth, adding that voters should not confuse his push for reduced criminal penalties for drug offenses as an endorsement of drug use.
CANNABIS CULTURE - When Rich Paul went on trial facing 81 years in prison on March 26, 2013, in Keene, New Hampshire, it was a portent of the growing revolt against Prohibition, if not against a broader swath of governmental policy and authority.
Today is Wednesday, October 3rd. In less than five weeks Americans will be voting candidates for President, Senate, the House of Representatives, their local statehouse representatives and senators, state attorney-generals, and their Mayor, City Council, sheriff, county commissioners, and possibly dozens of other elected offices at the state, county and local level.
As third-party hero Gary Johnson cements his status as the most viable alternative presidential candidate in recent memory (the Libertarian challenger to Obama-Romney broke the 10 percent mark in one recent poll of Ohio voters), it appears clear to marijuana-minded voters that there's no better friend at the ballot box than the former New Mexico governor.