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Almost 6 Months Into Trump Presidency, Little to No Effect on Marijuana Laws

It’s been almost 6 months since President Donald Trump took office, but despite a lot of fear, it’s had little to no impact on marijuana laws throughout the country. When Donald Trump won the election for president of the United States, many in the marijuana community were worried what it might mean for state-level marijuana …

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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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Donald Trump: “You Have to Legalize” to Win the War on Drugs

Years before becoming the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump was firmly in support of legalizing drugs to end the drug war. “We’re losing badly the war on drugs”, Trump said in a 1990 Miami Herald interview. “You have to legalize drugs to win that war. You have to take the profit away …

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Why the Trump Administration is Unlikely to Kill Legal Marijuana

By Todd Mitchem (this article originally appeared on TheHill.com and was republished with special permission) Due to the largely unfounded and negative speculations that have lately sprung up in the media, contemplating and trying to predict the new administration and its position on cannabis legalization, we are seeing much uncertainty around the country as it …

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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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Trump Demands Clinton Take a Drug Test

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During a speech on Saturday in New Hampshire presidential candidate Donald Trump called on rival Hillary Clinton to be drug tested prior to the final debate on Wednesday. Trump says he’s willing to take a drug test himself. “We should take a drug test prior cause I don’t know what’s going on with her,” Trump …

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Donald Trump’s Bizarre Explanation for Charlotte Unrest: “Drugs”

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org Donald Trump’s efforts to reach out to the black community took yet another stumble-footed turn Thursday when he went off-script to blame the unrest shaking Charlotte this week not on police violence or racial inequality, but drugs. “If you’re not aware, drugs are a very, very big factor in what you’re …

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New Poll Examines Who Cannabis Consuming Voters Support for President

A new survey we conducted in conjunction with Survey Monkey has found that a slight plurality, though far from a majority, of cannabis consumers who are likely to vote in the upcoming election support Hillary Clinton for president. Governor Gary Johnson came in a close second (close enough to be within the margin of error), …

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