Dr. Oz supports Biden's federal marijuana pardons, says sending people to jail for pot is 'not a wise move'

Posted on AllSides October 15th, 2022
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GOP Pennsylvania Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz said President Biden's decision to pardon people convicted federally for simple marijuana possession was a "rational move," just weeks ahead of the election.

Oz's comments mirror the stance held by his Democratic opponent, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman. A Fox News poll conducted last month has Fetterman leading 45% to 41%.

"Going to jail for marijuana is not a wise move for the country. I think folks who have used marijuana, and that’s the only reason they’re in jail, should not have those criminal...

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