August 22, 2018

Yahoo: Senator Warren on weed legalization: 'The federal government should just back off'

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) thinks that the federal government should “back off” while an increasing number of U.S. states legalize marijuana for various reasons.

“As you know, many states around the country have legalized marijuana, either for medical reasons or for medical and for recreational reasons,” Warren told Jen Rogers on the Final Round. “The problem, of course, is that nothing has changed at federal law.”

Warren noted that during the Obama administration, the policy involved not prosecuting federal laws in states that legalized marijuana. However, current Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed that policy.

Read the full story on Yahoo's website here.

By:  Adriana Belmonte
Source: Yahoo