Add a notch to the slim column of policy agreements between President Trump and Gov. Charlie Baker as both yesterday threw their support behind a states' rights marijuana proposal that promises to clear away the dark cloud of federal prohibitions from the burgeoning industry. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, and Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, unveiled Thursday. "We're looking at it, but I probably will end up supporting that, yes".
We knew that the Canadian Senate was set to vote on CA-45, the Cannabis Act, on June 7th, and while the measure was expected to pass, there's always a twinge of fear that something might go wrong, especially when you're fighting against decades of Reefer Madness propaganda that still plagues us today.
Canada's imminent decision to legalize marijuana is a welcome milestone, but the law's failure to absolve people with criminal records for pot prevents them from fully participating in the new, legal cannabis business, said the activist Jodie Emery.
She noted, for instance, marijuana companies are legally barred from depositing funds they derive from their business can not be deposited in federally insured banks.
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Marijuana remains illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act, despite states' efforts to scale back on criminalizing the plant over the past few years.
The move would protect legally-operating marijuana business from federal interference. Cory Gardner, a Colorado republican who is aligned with Trump on several issues but recently has tangled with the administration over the Justice Department's threatened crackdowns on marijuana.
Michael Liszewski, a policy adviser with the anti-drug-criminalization Drug Policy Alliance, said there are still hurdles in committees and elsewhere that need to be crossed, but was optimistic that broader marijuana reforms at the federal level are within reach. According to a January poll by the Pew Research Center, more than 60% of Americans believe recreational marijuana should be legal, double its popularity in 2000. An additional 20 states permit marijuana for medical use.
Trump's comments Friday build on an earlier discussion he had with Gardner on marijuana. Under federal law, marijuana is equated with heroin and LSD. Trump was asked about that bill today as he left the White House for the G-7 summit.
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And beating City to the signature of Fred, who was a target for the English champions in January, could prove to be a significant first step.
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The two senators announced a partnership on the legislation in April in an effort to hold Trump to his word about favoring a states-rights approach to recreational pot, a position he voiced during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Trump may choose to stay silent on the bill for the time being, but if it advances through Congress, he will be forced to take a position. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., that would prohibit federal banking regulators from terminating or limiting the deposit insurance to legitimate marijuana-related businesses or discouraging depository institutions from offering financial services to an account holder exclusively because of affiliation with such businesses.
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Unfortunately though, it doesn't reveal much about the phone itself, other than the fact that it'll ship with a dual-camera setup. That smaller size and irregular resolution is expected, of course, due to the fact that the device features a physical keyboard.