Hillary Clinton Call for Lowering Federal Restrictions on Marijuana

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton responds to a question from Roland Martin, host of TV One's News One Now, during a town hall meeting at Claflin University in Orangeburg, S.C.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton proposed reclassifying marijuana to allow research into medical use of the drug, according to NewsOne.

Clinton noted that several states have legalized marijuana, and she would like to see how it works there before taking that step at the federal level.

“The problem with medical marijuana is that there’s a lot of anecdotal evidence about how well it works for certain conditions, but we haven’t done any research,” she said Saturday at a town hall meeting hosted by the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus and moderated by NewsOne.

Clinton explained that marijuana is currently classified as Schedule 1 substance. It’s in the same classification as narcotics, such as heroin and LSD. Schedule...

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