The Week in Weed: Trump Declares War on Pot, Weed Goes Nuclear, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg talk ‘Greenery’
It was shaping up to be a pretty fun week in weed—a new drive-thru pot shop being proposed in Colorado, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg dropping pot references on national television … asics gel lyte 5 mujer beige adidas zx flux damskie niebieskie you know, feel-good stuff. fjallraven kanken cheap Then along comes the announcement that the Trump administration now has legal weed in their cross hairs, harshing all of the mellows. This latest news trumps (sorry) everything else for now as the cannabis industry braces for the impact of what’s ahead, so we’ll just start there. air max pas cher nike air zoom pegasus 31 hombre Nike Pas Cher Trump’s War on Weed has Begun The news broke yesterday when White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer promised there will be “greater enforcement” by the Department of Justice against recreational weed. goedkope nike air max nike air max 1 og femme nike lebron 13 pas cher Adidas ZX 750 Heren During the press conference, Spicer made a distinction between medical and recreational marijuana:
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However, Spicer’s attempt to connect marijuana use to opioid abuse is wrong: evidence supports that there is no link between the two, and in fact, psychedelic drug use can even reduce the use of opioid dependence. nike tn 2017 homme asics gel kinsei 5 mujer In line with the giant middle finger Washington State has been giving to the Trump administration’s executive orders so far, Attorney General Bob Ferguson said the state will resist any federal crackdowns on cannabis. Asics Pas Cher nike chaussures pas cher New Balance Pas Chers NMD Adidas Dames beige Responses from the cannabis industry so far have ranged from anger, to ranting, to shoulder-shrugging, but mostly just speculation about what an attack on recreational marijuana—now legal in eight states and a $7.2 billion-dollar market—will look like. Nike air max 90 pas cher nike air max 2017 donna adidas cloudfoam uomo Many are skeptical: As The Fresh Toast founder and Seattle cannabis entrepreneur JJ McKay said in a recent interview with Geekwire, “I think the administration is going to push DOJ for clarification regarding what they ‘have’ to do. nike tn Nike Air Max 2016 Dames Zwart air max pas cher homme Air Max Goedkoop With the governors of Washington, Oregon, and California having said they are going to protect their state marijuana laws, it will be hard for them to engage local enforcements to clamp down on the industry.” But…Jobs!
Would the Trump administration change their mind about cracking down on legalized marijuana if they knew the industry would create 250,000 jobs by (election year) 2020? That’s more jobs than the expected gains in manufacturing, utilities and government jobs put together, according to a recent study by New Frontier Data. Tom Brady Michigan Jerseys Maglia Isaiah Thomas Chaussure Asics Gel Noosa Tri 11 nike air max chaussures vente Massive Marijuana Operation Discovered in Nuclear Bunker It’s being called ‘Stonerhenge’—in one of the “largest crops ever discovered,” a massive abandoned nuclear bunker in England was being used for years to grow thousands of marijuana plants. Goedkoop Nike Air Max Aaron Murray UGA Jersey Ray Ban nederland New Balance Baratas While in theory it sounds like a perfectly badass, Mad Max-inspired way to use a nuclear bunker, as Gizmodo points out, there was a dark side: three of the men arrested were reportedly undocumented immigrants who were trafficked into cultivating the plants in the bunker. chaussures air max pas cher adidas tubular donna adidas stan smith uomo nike air max 2017 dames chaussures nike Manti Te’o College Jerseys Smuggling of Nukes across the Border in Marijuana Bales Could Also Be a Thing… …according to Arizona Republican representative Trent Franks, who is very worried about the “porous border’ between the US and Mexico. mochilas kanken big nike air max pas cher Specifically, as he told CNN, he’s concerned about smugglers bringing in nuclear weapons concealed in weed if the $25 billion-dollar border wall doesn’t get built:
“We sometimes used to make the point that if someone wanted to smuggle in a dangerous weapon, even a nuclear weapon, into America, how would they do it? And the suggestion was made, ‘Well, we’ll simply hide it in a bale of marijuana.’”
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