Even though a recent poll showed Iowans' support for recreational marijuana legalization reaching new highs, Iowa’s two US Senate candidates have their doubts on the issue.

Michael Franken, the Democratic candidate from Sioux City, has spoken out on the federal legalization of cannabis, its removal as a controlled substance, and addressing incarceration for marijuana-related crimes, "which disproportionately and predominantly affect Black Iowans," reported Iowa Starting Line. “Black people were 7.3 times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than white people,” reads an ACLU report.

Moreover, Iowa folks can get up to six months in jail or a $1,000 fine for possession, even if it's their first time committing a crime.

“I view the medicinal use of marijuana and the recreational use, controlled much …

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