2020 candidate Seth Moulton says he'd legalize marijuana and boost mental health care for veterans

Business Insider | 9/11/2001 | Joseph Zeballos-Roig
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2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran, joined Business Insider Today for a town hall.

Moulton answered questions from an in-studio audience and comments section in the Facebook livestream.

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He discussed a range of issues including mental health care for veterans, foreign policy, criminal justice reform and more.

Watch the full Business Insider Today town hall event here.

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2020 presidential candidate Seth Moulton sat down with INSIDER politics editor Anthony Fisher and Business Insider Today host Lionel Moise on Tuesday for a live-streamed town hall. He discussed everything from his proposal to boost mental health services for veterans, to foreign policy and legalizing marijuana.

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Here are some highlights of the town hall:

On veterans and mental health:

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Rep. Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran who deployed to Iraq, shared his experience with post-traumatic stress and seeing a counselor that eased his transition to civilian life, saying, "If veterans come back and get the care that we need, we can be really successful and continue serving the country back home."

He backs mandatory annual mental health checkups for veterans and establishing a national crisis hotline for people dealing with mental health emergencies.

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On public service for young Americans:

Moulton pushed a plan modeled after the GI bill that would provide educational or vocational scholarships for young Americans in...
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