Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declined to support legalizing recreational marijuana during the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday.
Clinton said she isn’t ready to take a position on the issue yet.
“We have the opportunity through the states that are pursuing recreational marijuana to find out a lot more than we know today. I do support the use of medical marijuana, and I think even there we need to do more research so we know exactly how we’re going to help people for whom medical marijuana provides relief.”
Clinton’s comments came after Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said during the debate that he would support legalization if given the chance.
The former secretary of state did say she believes too many people have been imprisoned for marijuana-related offenses. [Read more at the Huffington Post]