Trump Administration Plans to Slash Funding for Drug Czar’s Office

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Trump Administration Plans to Slash Funding for Drug Czar’s Office | HWN

WASHINGTON, DC — The Trump Administration plans to cut the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s (ONDCP) budget by nearly 95%, according to a report today by CBS News. According to CBS, the cuts made to the ONDCP budget for fiscal year 2018 are being proposed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Among the proposed cuts, 33 […]

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Trump Should Abolish the Drug Czar’s Office

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Trump Should Abolish the Drug Czar’s Office | Erik Altieri

The Trump Administration is widely expected to pick Representative Tom Marino for Drug Czar. Representative Marino is a longtime, rabid drug warrior who has a consistent record of voting against marijuana law reform legislation — a position that runs counter to that of the majority of voters and his own constituents. His appointment to this […]

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Five Reasons Trump Needs to Think Twice Before Waging War on Weed

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Five Reasons Trump Needs to Think Twice Before Waging War on Weed | Phillip Smith

White House press secretary Sean Spicer‘s comment last week that we “will see greater enforcement” of federal marijuana prohibition has set off tremors in the pot industry, but it should be setting off warning bells at the White House itself. Any move against marijuana would be politically fraught, economically foolish, and counter to some of […]

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The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era

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The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era | Terry Franklin

Senator Sessions is now the US Attorney General. Activists against Prohibition wait nervously to see what the new Administration will do…. There have been uncertain signals over the past few months from President Trump and a number of his advisers — everything from harsh rhetoric to States’ Rights Libertarianism. Specific policies may come soon. As we […]

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Arizona Prosecutor Wants Trump to “End the Charade” of Marijuana Legalization

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Arizona Prosecutor Wants Trump to “End the Charade” of Marijuana Legalization | Scott Gacek

PHOENIX, AZ — Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, a prominent Republican who helped lead the opposition to a failed ballot measure that would have legalizde marijuana in Arizona, said this week that he expects the Trump Administration to crack down on medical marijuana laws nationwide and to “end the charade” of marijuana legalization in the states […]

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