In April, President Trump and Gardner reached a deal in which the president promised to support a bill to protect states' right to choose whether to legalize marijuana within their borders in exchange for Gardner lifting his embargo. Cory Gardner of Colorado.
Trump has sent mixed signals on the drug: While campaigning for president, he pledged to respect states that legalized marijuana, but he also has criticized legalization and implied it should be stopped. Medical use of marijuana is legal in all but four states.
Etten argued that while "millions of veterans want legal access to medical cannabis as a treatment option", that can not occur until Congress and President Donald Trump modify marijuana's classification as a Schedule 1 drug under federal law - or a substance seen has having "no now accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse".
Canadians are one step closer to enjoying their recreational weed legally, as the Senate passed Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, on Thursday. And his office echoed that today when HuffPost reached out for comment.
"I really do. I support Senator Gardner", Trump added. The former Alabama senator has long held draconian views on marijuana and has advocated for the disastrous war on drugs.
Trump on the other hand has previously expressed his support of states decided whether or not to legalize marijuana.
Banks are often cautious to provide services to cannabis-related businesses due to potential legal ramifications and conflicts between federal and state laws. Gardner described marijuana legalization as a matter of states' rights.
"These archaic laws don't just hurt individual people", Warren said at a press conference. "In previous conversations, he talked about the need to solve this conflict", Gardner said. "Not putting words in the mouth of the White House, but I think this will be an opportunity for us to fulfill what is that federalism approach". "Gardner, who is the head of the NRSC, it is a sign that it is time for the Republican-led Senate to address this issue and move the legislation forward", Strekal said in an email to Truthout.
Several marijuana proposals are floating around Congress, including sweeping bills embraced by leading Democrats that would end federal prohibition for good and decriminalize marijuana nationwide.