Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Casey began his political career as Pennsylvania's Auditor General. Since 2006, Bob has spent two terms in Senate, focusing on economic, employment and healthcare issues. Bob is currently a ranking member on Special Committee on Aging and a member on Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in 1982 and received a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America.
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I support legal medical marijuana prescribed by a doctor. I also support criminal justice reform, meaning that people won’t face prison sentences for possessing recreational marijuana.
I believe we need to take steps to ensure that opioids are not being over-prescribed. Whether that takes the form of federal regulation or some other guidance requires further study.