The bill would exempt states that have legalized marijuana from the section of the Controlled Substances Act that prohibits cannabis use and lists the drug as a unsafe substance with no medical value. "But I probably will end up supporting that". Gardner", Trump said. "I know exactly what he's doing. "States like MA have put a lot of work into implementing common sense marijuana regulations - and they have the right to enforce their own marijuana policies". Elizabeth Warren, Democrat of MA.
Marijuana has been fully legalized in eight states, with 24 states allowing some form of use.
In January, Attorney General Jeff Sessions removed prohibitions that kept federal prosecutors from pursuing cases against people who were following pot laws in states like Colorado and MA that have legalized the drug.
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY introduced a bill on the marijuana holiday 4/20 - a reference to the police code for pot use, which is "420" - that would remove marijuana entirely from the list of Schedule One drugs that legally classifies marijuana as risky as heroin, LSD and ecstasy. And his office echoed that today when HuffPost reached out for comment.
New Zealand women score world record 490/4 in ODI against Ireland
Jess Watkin scored a fine 62 and 17-year-old Amelia Kerr provided the finishing touches, smashing her way to 81 off just 45 balls. New Zealand women have smashed the world record for the highest one-day global score by posting a mammoth 490-4 against Ireland.
It started in January when U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rolled back an Obama-era policy that generally left alone states that sanctioned marijuana, which is illegal under federal law.
Some banks have been wary to offer services to pot businesses even in states where the substance is legal due to the federal prohibition.
Canada's senate has voted to legalise recreational marijuana, clearing a major hurdle as the country moves towards becoming the first in the G7 to fully legalise the drug.
According to the sponsors, the bill looks to amend the Controlled Substances Act so it no longer applies to any person acting in compliance with state or tribal laws when it comes to manufacturing, producing, possessing, distributing, dispensing, administering or delivering marijuana - as long as states and tribes comply with a few basic protections. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., hold a press conference in the Senate Radio and TV Gallery to discuss bipartisan action they are taking to put marijuana legislation into the hands of state lawmakers Thursday, June 7, 2018. The legislation would ensure that states have the right to determine the best approach to marijuana within their borders, while preserving restrictions on such things as recreational sales to people under 21. "Not putting words in the mouth of the White House, but I think this will be an opportunity for us to fulfill what is that federalism approach".
The more modest Warren and Gardner bill seems more likely to pass Congress due to its emphasis on states' rights, which appeals to the conservatives that control both chambers, experts said.
When he's not busy preparing current players for life after their playing careers, he enjoys watching them hone their craft. The Golden State Warriors became the NBA's first back-to-back champions since 2013 by defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers .
Staffers working on the G-7 summit have reportedly started to joke that the meeting should be called the G6 plus one . Trump will skip out on G-7 meetings about climate change, clean energy and ocean protection.
Andy Murray in action at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon on 7 July 2017. He is the only person who knows how he feels. "He's been back on the court in the last couple of days".
Aujourd'hui, on estime la population mondiale de cette espèce de singes à 70.000 ou 100.000 spécimens. Entre 1999 et 2015, 100.000 d'entre eux sont morts, selon une étude publiée dans Current Biology .
Veteran flyhalf Johnny Sexton was relegated to the bench to allow Joey Carbery to start a test match for just the third time. Paenga-Amosa worked as a trash collector for eight months after finishing school in Sydney before studying theology.
President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday declared an apparently unilateral week-long ceasefire with the Taliban. Government forces will not stop fighting other militants , like the Islamic State (IS) group.
Thousands in London for Trooping the Colour spectacle
Colours, or flags, were carried, or "trooped", down the rank so that they could be seen and recognised by the soldiers. The Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie shared a carriage behind them.
Une demi-finale 100% Américaine - Roland Garros
Pas attendues à ce niveau du tournoi, les deux finalistes du dernier US Open s'affronteront donc pour une place en finale, samedi. Elle n'a concédé qu'une seule fois son engagement dans cette partie, alors qu'elle servait pour le gain du match à 6-4 5-2.
Five golfers in Forbes highest paid athletes list
On the other hand, for the first time since 2010, women's athletes have not found their place in the list of 100 people. Last year, Kohli's earning through salary and winnings was $3 million while brand endorsements earned him $19 million.