June 07, 2018

Colorado Politics: Gardner, Warren introduce bill to safeguard states with pot

Sens. Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren unveiled legislation Thursday to make it clear that states that adequately regulate marijuana need not fear the federal government.

Colorado, Massachusetts and other states that have legalized marijuana have fretted intervention from the Trump administration, given Attorney General Jeff Session’s animosity toward pot and the fact federal law still deems it illegal.

In a media advisory, Warren’s office said the goal of the legislation would be to “ensure that each state has the right to determine for itself the best approach to marijuana within its borders.”

Read the full story on the Colorado Politics website here.

By:  Joey Bunch
Source: Colorado Politics