Trump signals support for legislation lifting federal ban on marijuana

Canada closer to legalising marijuana after senate vote in favour

Bill C-45 would allow individuals over the age of 18 to possess up to 30 grams of marijuana for personal use.

When Trump was asked if he supports Gardner's "marijuana federalism bill", he replied: "I really do".

Trump said he is likely to support the federal legalization effort despite a warning against it from the coalition of narcotics officer groups.

His comments came a day after Democratic Sen.

Separately, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. and Rep.

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In January, he rescinded the Cole Memo, a set of Obama-era guidelines that instructed federal law enforcement not to target marijuana operations in states where the drug is legal. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), who is aligned with Trump on several issues but recently has tangled with the administration over the Justice Department's threatened crackdowns on marijuana.

Despite its lack of specificity on some key issues, the Warren-Gardner marijuana reform bill is considered by many to be a first step forward in marijuana legislation reform and a possible compromise amenable to entrenched interests on both sides. "We need to fix this public hypocrisy". She said states have the right to enforce their own marijuana policies and the federal government should "get out of the business of outlawing marijuana".

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Earlier this year, Gardner retaliated against Sessions's attacks on legal weed by threatening to block Justice Department nominations in the Senate. Sessions and Trump have a rocky relationship largely because of the Russian Federation investigation. As he was boarding the presidential helicopter he fielded a question from a reporter regarding a current bill making its way through Congress. Recreational marijuana is already legal in both MA and Colorado. My view is clear: "The federal law remains in effect nationwide, just as it does for heroin and cocaine". I know exactly what he's doing. "We're looking at it". Gardner described marijuana legalization as a matter of states' rights. The appointment of strongly anti-cannabis Jeff Sessions as attorney general seemed to signal trouble ahead for the newly burgeoning industry. What has he been saying about this bill?

Blood is a member of AP's marijuana beat team. In his Senate confirmation hearings he called it very risky, said good people don't smoke marijuana.

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The proposal's prospects in Congress were unclear.

Despite harsh differences on trade and Russia, President Donald Trump may find the atmosphere at this weekend's Group of Seven meeting pretty mellow. That decision has angered President Trump.

"But he had a problem, he had a problem with alcohol and he would tell me 'don't drink, don't drink".

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