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Donald Trump Marijuana Overview

President Obama had his own marijuana strain, and now so does President Donald Trump. The Trump Administration has been unclear about how they will handle marijuana, which remains illegal on the federal level despite numerous states having legalized it. However, that hasn’t stopped marijuana growers from creating a strain in Trump’s honor: Donald Trump OG. …

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Why the Trump Administration Will NOT Attack Legal Marijuana States

Despite well-founded fear in the cannabis culture about the nation’s new president, Donald Trump is unlikely to go after state-level cannabis laws. Instead, we believe that the Trump Administration will take a hands-off, allow-the-states-to-decide approach that will allow things to continue, for the most part, as they have the past several years. Here’s a few …

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Trump Removes Marijuana Opposition from White House Website Immediately After Taking Office

Immediately after taking office yesterday President Donald Trump’s Administration removed a page on the White House’s website declaring opposition to legalizing marijuana and other drugs. Prior to Trump taking office yesterday, there was a page on the White House’s website – under the section for the Office of National Drug Control Policy – titled “Marijuana”. …

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Petition Calls on President-Elect Donald Trump to Respect State Cannabis Laws

A petition calling on President-elect Donald Trump to respect state cannabis laws has launched on Change.org. “Donald Trump will soon become the 45th President of the United States”, starts the petition. “Trump’s victory comes as four additional states legalize cannabis for recreational purposes, and three more states legalize cannabis for medical purposes (with a fourth …

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Donald Trump Wins the Presidency: What this Means for Cannabis

One of the most volatile presidential elections in recent memory is finally over. And the winner? Donald Trump. Donald Trump has officially reached the number of electoral votes needed to win the presidency. Trump will mark the Republican’s first return to the White House since President Bush left in 2008. For the cannabis consumers and …

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Clinton or Trump to be First President in Over 23 Years Who Hasn’t Smoked Cannabis

Whether it’s Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump who wins the election this November, it will be the first time in over 23 years (since George Bush Sr. in 1992) that the current president of the United States has never consumed cannabis. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have stated that they’ve never once consumed cannabis, …

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Presidential Candidate Donald Trump Supports State Cannabis Laws

U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who leads most national polls among Republicans, says that he supports states deciding their own cannabis laws, and wouldn’t enforce federal law on states that have legalized cannabis if elected president. “In terms of marijuana and legalization, I think that should be a state issue, state-by-state,” Trump said during a …

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A Breakdown of Where the 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand on Cannabis

By Tom Angell, Marijuana.com The 2016 presidential field is taking shape, and many of the candidates are weighing in on the debate about marijuana. Here’s a roundup of what the declared candidates have said about cannabis policy, as well as what they’ve admitted about their own marijuana consumption. This post will be updated as candidates continue to address the …

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