Marijuana was on the minds of the moderators of three separate U.S. Senate election debates in one day.
Incumbent senators and their challengers in Colorado, South Carolina and Texas were all pressed to share their cannabis policy views on Friday.
Here’s what the candidates said:
Voters in Colorado made their state the first to legalize marijuana by passing a ballot initiative in 2012, but that was far from the end of the cannabis debate there. Now, senators and would-be senators are being pressed to talk about what they will do to defend their state’s law from federal intervention.