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Legal marijuana at the crossroads: An untenable conflict between feds, legalized states

By Alicia Wallace / The Cannabist Staff

Marijuana businesses and pro-legalization groups are bracing for battle after comments in the last two weeks from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and White House press secretary Sean Spicer. Pictured: A group of veterans and supporters march from the steps of the Legislative Building for a rally on July 22, 2015, in Olympia, Wash. The group marched to promote reducing suicide rates among military veterans with help from medical marijuana.

Legal weed is at a crossroads.

While some cannabis legalization proponents claim their movement has grown too big to fail, it has also proved too significant for the federal government to ignore.

The Trump administration is mulling its approach to the state-regulated systems that conflict with federal law. On Capitol Hill, conversations about legal cannabis have picked up steam.

Read the full story on The Denver Post website.

 

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