"It's always nice to have candidates for statewide office endorse the legalization of medical marijuana, but I don't see that it's going to make much of a difference now, from what I understand about the state of the gubernatorial race in Ohio," Nadelmann said of FitzGerald's stance. "I think what we most need to see is John Kasich come out in support."... but the worry, at least from this side of the table, is the issue being relegated to stunt status once again, delegitimized by its connection to FitzGerald's campaign and polls, instead of spearheaded by a candidate passionate about the issue and out in front on being on the right side of history. People, for instance, like David Pepper, who's running against DeWine for state attorney general and has been behind medical marijuana for awhile now. Instead, we get Fitz, who by next week will likely come out in favor of cupcakes or chocolate or whatever might convince one or two other people to vote for him.
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