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Trump promises he will support congressional protection for state's that legalize marijuana

15 April 2018, 12:34 | Myrtle Vega

Sessions has been a staunch opponent of marijuana legalization throughout his political career

Sessions has been a staunch opponent of marijuana legalization throughout his political career

President Donald Trump claims he knows how to strike a deal, and that's just what he did with Senator Cory Gardner to end a months-long fight between Gardner and United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democratic former President Barack Obama that had eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that legalized it.

Bob Ferguson, the Democratic attorney general of Washington state, which permits marijuana use, said Gardner's announcement made him "cautiously optimistic" but until there is a formal agreement or law on the issue he stands ready to defend "Washington's well-regulated marijuana industry". Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

Trump's promise to the Senator diffuses the standoff that's been taking place between Gardner and nominees for the Justice Department.

"Given that advertising marketing campaign, President Trump has continuously supported states' rights to resolve for themselves how best to technique marijuana", Gardner talked about.

In retaliation, " Gardner used his ability as a senator to stop consideration of any nominees to that division of Justice - yet another extraordinary measure for a senator to use contrary to an administration run by an individual member of the party. "My colleagues and I are continuing to work diligently on a bipartisan legislative solution that can pass Congress and head to the president's desk to deliver on his campaign position", Gardner said in a statement.

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Though some use of marijuana has been legalized in 24 states, the drug is illegal under federal law. "We hope the president - who doesn't want to be known as the "Pot President" - will reverse course soon", said Kevin Sabet, founder of Smart Approaches to Marijuana.

That memo was replaced with a new order from Sessions which allows local USA attorneys to decide whether to prosecute these businesses under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), which bans marijuana in all 50 states regardless of local law.

Though pure speculation, Trump may be looking for a public-relations boost while embroiled in the ongoing investigation by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential campaign to Trump's benefit.

When Trump selected Sessions, a former federal prosecutor and USA senator from Alabama, as his attorney general, marijuana supporters girded for a crackdown. On Friday, Gardner said he was releasing his hold entirely.

The action came amid widespread speculation that Trump will remove Justice officials overseeing the Russian Federation investigation. Replacements of any of those officials would require new nominations. Sessions and also Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the official supervising the Russian Federation probe that has been the aim of the ire of Trump has been met with by Gardner.



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