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Vote Hemp 2012 Presidential Candidate
Report Card

We were unable to formally survey the presidential candidates this year about their positions on industrial hemp. However, based on their public records and/or direct feedback from their campaign offices, we have nonetheless created the Vote Hemp 2012 Voter Guide to help voters make informed decisions.

If you are not already registered to vote, please register now and be sure to VOTE HEMP this November!

Candidate
Position
Grade
Gary Johnson
Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson (Libertarian)

Supports allowing U.S. farmers to grow hemp and the development of a domestic hemp industry. Running mate Jim Gray is quoted as saying "Let's treat hemp like cotton."

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Jill Stein
Jill Stein

Jill Stein (Green)

Supports allowing U.S. farmers to grow hemp and the development of a domestic hemp industry. From her Web site: "I want to see a thriving commercial hemp industry providing food, fiber, and other products from the hemp plant."

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Barack Obama
Barack Obama

Barack Obama (Democratic)

Voted in favor of hemp legislation twice while in the Illinois Senate. However, under Obama administration, the Dept. of Justice refused to meet with state officials and Vote Hemp representatives and the Drug Czar conflated hemp and marijuana when he answered our We the People petition with this one short paragraph.

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Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney (Republican)

Here is a video showing that the candidate has no idea what industrial hemp is. Most likely does not support allowing U.S. farmers to grow hemp and the development of a domestic hemp industry.

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If you are not already registered to vote, please register now and be sure to VOTE HEMP this November!

To see our Vote Hemp 2004 Voter Guide, click here.

To see our Vote Hemp 2008 Voter Guide, click here.

 

 

 
 
 
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