WRITTEN BY SUSHREE MOHANTY
Cannabis legalization is a hot topic. With the sudden boom in the cannabis industry, legalization at the national level is vital. Last week, President Trump might have dropped a hint about cannabis legalization.
President Trump and cannabis legalization
We all know that President Trump loves discussing and tweeting about topics, especially tariff-related topics. However, he hasn’t really discussed cannabis legalization. Previously, I discussed how cannabis could be an important topic in President Trump’s reelection campaign.
Last week, President Trump might have dropped a hint about his thoughts on cannabis legalization. On August 30, Marijuana Moment reported that President Trump expressed his views. DC Examiner reporter Steven Nelson asked him about federally legalizing marijuana while he is in office. President Trump said, “We’re going to see what’s going on. It’s a very big subject and right now we are allowing states to make that decision. A lot of states are making that decision, but we’re allowing states to make that decision.”
Why is cannabis legalization important at a federal level?
Currently, recreational marijuana is legal in ten states and Washington DC. Notably, 33 states have legalized medicinal marijuana, while 14 states have decriminalized marijuana…