President Obama Says Cannabis Reform Not on 2016 Agenda – Sign the Petition to Change His Mind

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Today White House press secretary John Earnest told reporters that any progress on cannabis law reform in 2016 will need to come through Congress, and won’t come from President Obama. The statement comes a day after Obama told Representative Steve Cohen that if a bill reaches his desk he might sign it, but otherwise he won’t be supporting any progress on reforming our nation’s failed cannabis policies.

Given that a large majority of Americans support legalizing cannabis, and even more support legalizing medical cannabis, we feel now is the time for President Obama to stand in support of ending the federal prohibition on cannabis, or at the very least support removing cannabis as a schedule 1 controlled substance.

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