Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Dakota Meyer endorses legalized medical cannabis
The Kentucky Secretary of State's Office says Sgt. Dakota Meyer is joining Alison Lundergan Grimes' efforts to help legalize medical cannabis in the Commonwealth.
Meyer, a native of Columbia, received the Medal of Honor – the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Government -- in 2011. At the time, he was only the third living recipient of the award since Vietnam, and the first living U.S. Marine in 41 years to be so honored.
Below is the statement Meyer released.
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