Majority of Americans Want Trump to Respect State Cannabis Laws

The new presidential administration in the United States under the leadership of Donald Trump has certainly made cannabis advocates and cannabis industry professionals a bit nervous.  They have appointed an Attorney General who is outwardly opposed to marijuana, and have made some comments about not respecting states who have legalized…

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Respect States Marijuana Laws Act of 2017 Introduced by Republican Congressman

Cannabis advocate, Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), introduced the Respect States Marijuana Laws Act of 2017 this week. The bill is aimed at protecting individuals in the cannabis industry against threats of federal prosecution. The bill, HR975 was introduced by the longtime Congressional ally to the cannabis industry, and Trump…

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Ted Cruz Says He Would Respect Colorado’s Decision To Legalize Marijuana While On Campaign Trail

Ted Cruz has been creeping up on delegates on the Republican side of the 2016 Election for President. Currently he sits 198 delegates behind front runner Donald Trump. That delegate count comes after Ted Cruz won Colorado over the weekend. Saturday Ted Cruz was asked about his views on Colorado’s…

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Poll: South Carolina Voters Want Next President To Respect State Marijuana Laws

Voters in Three Early 2016 Primary States Want to End Federal Marijuana Prohibition New polling data reveals that voters in the early presidential primary state of South Carolina overwhelmingly support ending federal prosecutions of people acting in accordance with state marijuana laws. Among respondents, 65% agree that “states should be…

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Voters In Key Swing States Want A President That Will Respect State Marijuana Laws

(via chsarrow.com) Very happy to pass along amazing poll results from Tom Angell and the Marijuana Majority: New polling data reveals that voters in early presidential primary states overwhelmingly support ending federal prosecutions of people acting in accordance with state marijuana laws. Among respondents, 71% in Iowa and 73% in…

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National Conference Of State Legislatures Urges Feds To Respect State Marijuana Laws

(image via PublicBroadcasting.Net) The National Conference of State Legislatures passed a resolution today demanding that federal laws “be amended to explicitly allow states to set their own marijuana and hemp policies.” This is a very significant thing, and is similar to what the U.S. Conference of Mayors passed in 2013. Two…

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