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Why Trump doesn’t want cannabis on the ballot

Why Trump doesn’t want cannabis on the ballot

| October 6, 2020

Say what you will of Donald Trump, nobody has ever accused the man of being shy. So we must assume that when it comes to cannabis, he’s just fine with the status quo.

Because we’re now more than 2 million weed arrests into Trump’s presidency, and he hasn’t said one word about legalization.

In fact, the Department of Justice under his command is currently waging a stealthy war against medical cannabis patients and the cannabis industry. Trump himself has repeatedly called for the death penalty for drug dealers—and erroneously claims that smoking pot lowers your IQ.

Though that’s not why he’s opposed to letting “we the people” vote to end prohibition.

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