Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War of Words on Marijuana Policy

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Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War of Words on Marijuana Policy | NORML

In reporting made public Wednesday by Buzzfeed News: “The White House has secretly amassed a committee of federal agencies from across the government to combat public support for marijuana and cast state legalization measures in a negative light, while attempting to portray the drug as a national threat.” In response to this revelation, NORML Political Director […]

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Report: Trump Pledges Non-Interference in Legal Marijuana States

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Report: Trump Pledges Non-Interference in Legal Marijuana States | Paul Armentano

WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump specifying that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate the substance. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” […]

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Trump Cuts the Legs Out from Under Sessions’ War on Weed

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Trump Cuts the Legs Out from Under Sessions’ War on Weed | Phillip Smith

President Trump last week signaled a dramatic turnaround in administration marijuana policy, telling Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner that the Justice Department would not go after state-legal marijuana in Colorado and that he would support moves to address the contradiction between legal marijuana states and federal pot prohibition. That puts Trump in line with his […]

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Trump Administration Supports Leaving Marijuana Policy to States

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Trump Administration Supports Leaving Marijuana Policy to States | Marijuana Policy Project

WASHINGTON, DC — According to a statement released Friday by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), President Trump said in a phone call on Wednesday that he would not allow the Department of Justice to target businesses and individuals who are in compliance with state laws regulating marijuana for adults. Sen. Gardner also said the President would support legislation […]

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Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal Marijuana States

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Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal Marijuana States | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate it. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” Gardner told […]

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Trump Expected to Propose Death Penalty for Drug Offenses in Response to Overdose Crisis

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Trump Expected to Propose Death Penalty for Drug Offenses in Response to Overdose Crisis | Drug Policy Alliance

On Monday, President Trump is expected to announce a plan for his administration’s response to opioid addiction and overdose. Instead of focusing on overdose response measures that are known to work, the administration is reportedly planning to call for the death penalty for people who sell drugs. The plan also calls for ramping up the already extremely […]

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President Trump Advocating Death Penalty for Drug Sellers

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President Trump Advocating Death Penalty for Drug Sellers | Drug Policy Alliance

WASHINGTON, DC — Five sources within the Trump Administration indicate that the president regularly makes statements indicating he would like to emulate policies of China, the Philippines, and Singapore by executing drug sellers, according to a report by Axios. “Given Trump’s embrace of the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte, who has overseen a large-scale campaign of state-sanctioned murder, it’s […]

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Trump Says He Wants to Execute All Drug Dealers

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Trump Says He Wants to Execute All Drug Dealers | Phillip Smith

WASHINGTON, DC — President Trump has been making some disturbing authoritarian and bloodthirsty private remarks about what he’d like to do to drug dealers, according to a new report from Axios. Worse yet, his dark fulminations may foreshadow some repressive policy prescriptions not too far down the road. The president is apparently a big fan of […]

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54 Lawmakers to Trump: Don’t Let Sessions Break Your Marijuana Promise

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54 Lawmakers to Trump: Don’t Let Sessions Break Your Marijuana Promise | Justin Strekal

WASHINGTON, DC — On Wednesday, January 24th, fifty-four members of Congress representing both political parties sent a letter to President Trump denouncing the recent rescinding of the Cole Memo by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Led by Senator Elizabeth Warren on the Senate side and Representative Jared Polis in the House, the signers stated: “These new policies have helped eliminate […]

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Poll: 3 of 4 Americans Want Trump to Respect State Marijuana Laws

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Poll: 3 of 4 Americans Want Trump to Respect State Marijuana Laws | Tom Angel | Marijuana Majority

A new Survey USA poll commissioned by Marijuana Majority finds the strongest support yet for letting states legalize cannabis without federal interference. In the survey of 1,500 American adults, three out of four (76%) say that states should be able to implement their own marijuana laws regardless of federal prohibition. In the new poll, just […]

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