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By John Wagner - Matt Zapotosky
The Washington Post 

Spicer: Feds Could Step Up Marijuana Enforcement in States

 


White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday that he expects states to be subject to “greater enforcement” of federal laws against marijuana use, a move that could undercut the growing number of jurisdictions moving to legalize the drug for recreational purposes.

Spicer, speaking at a White House press briefing, said that President Donald Trump sees “a big difference” between use of marijuana for medical purposes and for recreational purposes.

“The president understands the pain and suffering that many people go through who are facing, especially, terminal diseases, and t...



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