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Rick Steves is blunt on cannabis: ‘Tolerate alternative lifestyles or build more prisons’

Watch CQ Roll Call's talk with the travel guru

Rick Steves, left, travel author and television personality, talks with CQ Roll Call's Clyde McGrady, center, and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., outside of the Capitol on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Nathan Ouellette/CQ Roll Call)
Rick Steves, left, travel author and television personality, talks with CQ Roll Call's Clyde McGrady, center, and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., outside of the Capitol on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Nathan Ouellette/CQ Roll Call)

Travel guru Rick Steves made a pitstop in Washington, D.C., on Monday to push lawmakers to legalize cannabis.

Steves took some time out of his busy trek around the Capitol to speak with CQ Roll Call and Rep. Earl Blumenauer about the ins and outs of the issue and why he’s so vocal about marijuana advocacy.

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