Bernie Sanders marijuana stance revealed on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Though Donald Trump abruptly canceled his Jimmy Kimmel Live! appearance earlier this week, the host still seized an opportunity to speak with a presidential candidate when Brooklyn native Bernie Sanders joined the host on Wednesday night’s episode as Jimmy Kimmel’s weeklong residency at the Brooklyn Academy of Music continues.
When Kimmel asked the presidential candidate where he stood on the legalization of marijuana, Sanders discussed the excessive amount of American citizens in prison for marijuana use and emphasized putting an end to the war on drugs.
“… I am not unfavorably disposed to moving toward the legalization of marijuana,” Sanders told Kimmel.
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The host then added to the idea, suggesting that if Sanders is elected he should have “postal carriers deliver marijuana,” making it simpler for everyone. “That’ll get rid of the federal deficit pretty quickly won’t it?” Sanders joked in response.
Watch the clip below to see Sanders’ stance on marijuana, income inequality, and the billionaire class.