Trump Says He Can Ignore Medical Marijuana Protections Passed By Congress
In a statement attached to a large-scale funding bill he signed into law on Friday, President Trump said in effect that he reserves the right to ignore a congressionally approved provision that seeks to protect state medical marijuana laws from federal interference. “Division B, section 531 of the Act provides that the Department of Justice may not use any funds made available under this Act to prevent implementation of medical marijuana laws by various States and territories,” Trump wrote in a signing statement. “My Administration will treat this provision consistent with the President’s constitutional responsibility to faithfully execute the laws of the United States.” Please visit Forbes to read the rest of this piece. (Marijuana Moment’s editor provides some content to Forbes via a temporary exclusive publishing license arrangement.) Trump Administration Moves To Deny Asylum Over Misdemeanor Marijuana Offenses Photo courtesy of YouTube/White House. The post Trump Says He Can Ignore Medical Marijuana Protections Passed By Congress appeared first on Marijuana Moment.
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