Gary Johnson is the liberation candidate for the 2016 presidential election. Johnson openly supports the legalization of marijuana for both medical and recreational use. He has stated that he believes that marijuana should be legalized at the federal level which will allow states to legalize and regulate it. Johnson was the CEO of a medical marijuana business before he started to run for president. He has also openly spoken about how he has used marijuana for recreational use. On Johnson’s campaign website, he has said ” “Over time, the politicians have ‘criminalized’ far too many aspects of people’s personal lives. The failed War on Drugs is, of course, the greatest example. Well over 100 million Americans have, at one time or another, used marijuana. Yet, today, simple possession and use of marijuana remains a crime — despite the fact that a majority of Americans now favor its legalization… ” .