Top Pro-Trump Lawmaker: Congress Will Ignore President’s Push To End Medical Marijuana Protections

Top Pro-Trump Lawmaker: Congress Will Ignore President’s Push To End Medical Marijuana Protections

Congress will ignore President Trump’s budget request to end a current policy protecting medical marijuana states from federal interference, a Republican lawmaker said on Tuesday. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), who is a key White House ally on Capitol Hill, was asked by Marijuana Moment on Twitter whether he feels concerned about the president’s proposal to eliminate the long-standing rider, which prohibits the Justice Department from using its funds to interfere wite the implementation of state and tribal medical cannabis programs. “No,” he said. “We have the votes to continue the current policy through the appropriations process.” No. We have the…

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