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Subject President Trump signs spending bill that explicitly disallows federal funds from being spent to persecute Medical Marajuana and is still critcize
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He is still criticized by everybody.

This is amazing to me.

check this out [link to www.businessinsider.com]

Trump, who has stayed mum on the topic of marijuana since the election, finally gave an indication as to where he stands on the issue in his statement after he signed the bill:

"Division B, section 537 provides that the Department of Justice may not use any funds to prevent implementation of medical marijuana laws by various States and territories. I will treat this provision consistently with my constitutional responsibility to take care that the laws be faithfully executed."

Tom Angell, the founder of Marijuana Majority, an advocacy group, told Business Insider he thinks that Trump's statement is the federal government's way of "asserting their right" to go after certain medical marijuana businesses if they choose to at a later date.

"[M]y read is it's basically saying they reserve the right to do whatever they want and enforce prohibition regardless of the statutory prohibition on doing so," Angell said, though he doesn't think it necessarily indicates a federal crackdown on medical marijuana is coming.
 Quoting: BI


My read is that he said that the laws will be followed and executed.

I think it is just interesting the adversarial position that is drawn out of no where really.

Its all in their head.
 
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