For months, many have worried that the Trump administration would initiate a crackdown on marijuana in states where it’s legal. So far, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been kept on a leash and prevented from doing so. But according to Sessions’ number two, that may change.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared at the conservative Heritage Foundation yesterday and implied that the Department of Justice is investigating ways to begin their marijuana crackdown.
“We are reviewing that policy. We haven’t changed it, but we are reviewing it. We’re looking at the states that have legalized or decriminalized marijuana, trying to evaluate what the impact is,” he said. “And I think there is some pretty significant evidence that marijuana turns out to be more harmful than a lot of people anticipated, and it’s more difficult to regulate than I think was contemplated ideally by some of those states.”
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