Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy voted against marijuana legalization in Ohio on Tuesday, even though he previously expressed support for cannabis reform on the federal level. What’s more, a couple of months ago, Ramaswamy told Bill Maher that “it’s a joke” that cannabis is not legal nationwide.

So, how come the opposition?

Ramaswamy opened up to CNN’s Kaitlan Collins on Tuesday night, explaining his vote, first reported Marijuana Moment.

“I voted no on that one, specifically for two reasons.” GOP presidential candidate said, “One, I think it’s an abandonment of the rule of law when you have one set of rules at the federal level, but state laws that contradict federal law. I don’t think that helps our commitment to the rule of …

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