The Federal Drug Enforcement Agency Still Classifies Pot As A Schedule I Illegal Drug.

Related: How to Grow a Cannabis Farming Business in the Blazing Marijuana Economy Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-California, is a founder of the caucus along with Rep. Earl Bluemenauer, an Oregon Democrat; Rep. Jared Polis, a Colorado Democrat and Republican Rep. Don Young of Alaska. Rohrabacher also has introduced legislation The Respect State Marijuana Laws Act – to protect cannabis companies and individuals from federal prosecution in states where voters have legalized marijuana. The federal Drug Enforcement Agency still classifies pot as a Schedule I illegal drug. Rohrabacher told Roll Call he is most concerned that the Trump Administration will go after recreational use. There are some areas that we need to focus on and make sure the Trump administration doesnt go wholeheartedly in the wrong direction, he said Why Form a Caucus? The move to unite in medical marijuana a caucus comes amid a state of uncertainty about Trumps plans, if any, for the legal cannabis industry. Legal marijuana accounted for $6.7 billion in sales in 2016, a number expected to reach around $22 billion by 2020.

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