Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an Independent presidential candidate, would legalize cannabis and place a federal tax on it that is designated specifically for drug treatment and rehabilitation.

In a Thursday post on X (previously Twitter), Kennedy said “Legalizing marijuana won’t just get people out of jail and back to work — it can help solve America’s drug addiction problem.” He also shared a video from September when he was asked about his stance on cannabis, during an appearance on C-SPAN's Washington Journal.

“I think the best solution is to legalize it, making possible for the cannabis distributors to …

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