Illinois’ medical marijuana law “stinks” and should have been vetoed, the state’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner said during a Tuesday press conference. But medical marijuana advocates say he’s just grandstanding to earn votes.
“I don’t think Bruce Rauner has any real interest in going after those [medical marijuana] licenses or any real skin in this game — he’s just going after the governor,” Executive Director of the Illinois chapter of the National Organization For Marijuana Reform Dan Linn told The Huffington Post by phone Wednesday.
Reading from prepared statements, Rauner blasted Illinois’ medical marijuana pilot program as incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn’s (D) “secret, insider process” that “leaves a lot of questions left unanswered.”