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Enforcement Could Also Be As Simple As Directing U.s.

A renewed focus on recreational marijuana instatesthat have legalized pot would medical marijuana present a departure from the Trump administrations statements in favor of states rights. A day earlier, the administration announced that the issue of transgender student bathroom access was best left to states and local communities to decide. Enforcement would also shift away from marijuana policy under the Obamaadministration, which said in a 2013 memo that it would not intervene in states marijuana laws as long as they keep the drug from crossing state lines and away from children and drug cartels. Bolton says dismantling recreational marijuana would be extremely difficult considering how prolific theindustryhas grown. Its a challenge for resources for the federalgovernmentbecause its spread to so many states, but again thats why we hope to collaborate with the federal government so we dont get to that point. Eight states and Washington, D.C., have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The JusticeDepartmenthas several options available should it decide to enforce the law, including filing lawsuits on the grounds that state laws regulating pot are unconstitutional because they are pre-empted by federal law. Enforcement could also be as simple as directing U.S. attorneys to send letters to recreational marijuana businesses letting them know they are breaking the law. Top Trending Videos Wednesday, March 1 2017 7:50 AM EST2017-03-01 12:50:49 GMT (MTN News Photo) More than two dozen people marched in protest of the decision to suspend a co-host of a Billings morning radio show. More than two dozen people marched in protest of the decision to suspend a co-host of a Billings morning radio show. Updated: Wednesday, March 1 2017 7:48 AM EST2017-03-01 12:48:45 GMT Billings police have identified the two suspects involved in Saturday’s incident in the Rimrock Mall parking lot.

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