Trump Changes Course On Legal Marijuana

Just months after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new effort to crack down on legal cannabis in the United States, the Trump administration has changed course, deciding to defend states’ rights to form their own cannabis policies instead.

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By Victoria Kim

04/17/18

A senator’s vow to block DOJ appointments reportedly led to an unexpected reversal from the Trump administration.

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Just months after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new effort to crack down on legal cannabis in the United States, the Trump administration has changed course, deciding to defend states’ rights to form their own cannabis policies instead.

The move came about after U.S. Senator Cory Gardner, a Republican from Colorado, vowed to block Senate confirmation of appointments to the Department of Justice in protest of the attorney general’s decision to rescind the Cole Memo, an Obama-era policy that effectively left alone states that have legalized cannabis in some capacity.

In January, Sessions announced a “return to the rule of law” under his directive, with the intention to enforce the federal prohibition of cannabis in all 50 states.

By rescinding the Cole Memo…

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2 thoughts on “Trump Changes Course On Legal Marijuana

  1. I’m not sure smoking it is that good for you, Tube. For me the good thing about legalization is the innovations that have occurred in delivery. I’ve been to the Green Oasis Shop in Portland (for strictly medicinal purposes) and was extremely impressed by the range of products. I was also really impressed by how knowledgeable the staff were in terms of product quality and dosage.

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