On April 13, 2018, U.S. Senator Cory Gardner, a Republican representing Colorado, announced that he was assured by President Trump that the Trump administration would not be taking any actions that would negatively interfere with Colorado’s legal cannabis industry. Additionally, Senator Gardner stated that President Trump pledged to support a federalism-based legislation solution that would give Colorado ultimate authority to create its own policies on the issue.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Senator Gardner’s account as being accurate. Continue Reading President Trump’s U-Turn toward Cannabis: His Promise of Noninterference with Colorado’s Legalized Cannabis Programs