Trump Administration: Immigrants Who Work in the Cannabis Industry Are of Questionable “Moral Character”
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock penned a letter to mayors in the Government for Responsible U.S. Cannabis Policy Coalition and called for solidarity against federal policies that bar immigrants from participating in the cannabis industry.
Mayor Michael Hancock issued a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr seeking "official guidance."
In parts of Appalachia, government officials are spending serious money to root out cannabis grows, but they’re up against geography, culture, and history—including the history of moonshine.
For immigrants, including those who came to the US legally, even a misdemeanor can trigger the harshest possible consequences.
President Donald Trump’s pick promised to leave legal businesses alone, but also said backing off of cannabis is a “mistake.”
With federal prohibition, admitting to cannabis use means losing your Second Amendment rights. A medical cannabis doctor and patient is challenging that in federal court.
Along the US border, the line between immigration enforcement and thinly-veiled federal drug stops is becoming difficult to see.
Though use has been on the decline, synthetic cannabinoid products are cheap, ubiquitous, unregulated—and now contaminated with rat poison. Cannabis Wire explains the alarming trend.