Matthew Gaetz believes his Democratic colleagues have good ideas around cannabis reform, but they’re too distracted by investigations and allegations around if Trump did not obstruct justice and collude with Russia.
Attorney General William Barr told Congress this week he supports the STATES Act and believes the federal government should just get out of the way if states should continue legalizing cannabis.
The Trump administration is turning over a new leaf concerning the cannabis culture in the United States, and that may begin under the guidance of a new Attorney General, William Barr.
As Attorney General, William Barr would essentially revive the Cole Memo and take a ‘hands-off’ approach to those states that have legalized marijuana.
Barr remains a big supporter of policies that go against the grain of where the country is headed concerning drug-related issues, particularly in relation to marijuana legalization.
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For some states, the promise of shored up budgets and funding of social programs has been realized. For others, it’s been a mixed bag.