A candidate for United States Congress in central Texas isn’t shying away from the issue of changing marijuana laws. Dale Mantey, who seeks to unseat incumbent Rep. Bill Flores in District 17, has made some of the boldest statements yet regarding the nation’s marijuana policies.
It’s not every day you find a person running for office who commits political suicide when pressed for an answer about their stance on an issue. Meet 53-year-old Chris Mapp, a south Texas boat salesman from Port O’Connor who is running against current U.S. Senator John Cornyn for the GOP
Governor Rick Perry supports treatment instead of incarceration of marijuana users. Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis supports medical marijuana. Senator John Whitmire thinks you should only get a ticket instead of being taken to jail for small amounts of marijuana. Agricultural Commissioner candidate Kinky Friedman thinks farmers should be able to