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Trump Administration OKs Deal to Import Pot from Canada

Trump Administration OKs Deal to Import Pot from Canada

September 21, 2018 |

In the midst of a trade war that’s ensnared our northern neighbor, the Trump administration has granted a Canadian company the ability to do something American marijuana growers are forbidden from doing: Provide marijuana for American researchers to test with the government’s approval. The move has domestic marijuana advocates and growers up in arms, but it’s also riled and perplexed a bipartisan group of lawmakers on Capitol Hill who either view the Trump administration’s move as hypocritical or unpatriotic — or both.

“It’s just ridiculous,” Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME) tells Rolling Stone. “I think they’ve got this huge mental block about doing anything that’s good policy around marijuana.”

Trump Administration OKs Deal to Import Pot from Canada






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