Latest Half-True Fact-checks on Gary Johnson Gary Johnson stated on September 4, 2016 in a campaign appearance: Says he and his running mate "are the only candidates that do believe in free trade." Gary Johnson stated on August 3, 2016 in a town hall meeting: Legal prescription drugs "statistically kill 100,000 people a year, (but) there are no documented deaths due to marijuana." Gary Johnson stated on September 19, 2011 in a meeting with the Nashua "Telegraph" editorial board: "It costs more money to put a person on death row than it does to lock them up for the rest of their lives because of attorney fees." Gary Johnson stated on September 19, 2011 in an interview with the editorial board of the 'Telegraph.': Says the United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world with 2.3 million inmates, and the majority of Americans are imprisoned because they sold small amounts of drugs. Gary Johnson stated on July 14, 2011 in an interview with the 'New Hampshire Business Review": "New Mexico is the second Hollywood" because of tax incentives for the film industry.