February 25, 2017 | 7:47am
This week the Trump administration dropped a bomb on the cannabis industry when press secretary Sean Spicer said the marijuana industry should expect "greater enforcement" from the federal government.
This stance is in direct opposition to statements Trump had made on the campaign trail regarding marijuana, and other signs from the administration since his election. Here's a roundup of what Trump has said on the issue, coverage of Attorney General Jeff Sessions's comments since his appointment, and follows on Spicer's comments this week.
1. Cannabis Industry Not Happy With Sean Spicer's Prediction of "Greater Enforcement"
Donald Trump stumped in Colorado, the first state to sell recreational marijuana.
2. Trump Spokesman Predicts Greater Enforcement of Federal Marijuana Laws
Jeff Sessions political cartoon.
3. Jeff Sessions "Skillfully Evasive" During Confirmation Hearing
Members of the Fraternal Order of Police at a memorial service.
4. The National Fraternal Order of Police Asks Trump to Leave State Marijuana Laws Alone
5. Pot Biz Leader: "Cautious Optimism and Fear" About Marijuana Under Trump
Courtesy of the White House
6. Obama's Marijuana Take Sends Donald Trump a Message: Decriminalize Pot Now
7. Three Ways Trump Could Shut Down State-Legal Marijuana
8. Attorney Tom Downey: Legal Marijuana Under President Trump and AG Sessions
Westword Art Illustration
9. The State of Marijuana in the Age of Donald Trump
Jeff Sessions's official Senate portrait. Videos and more below.
10. AG Nom Jeff Sessions Thought KKK Was Okay Until He Learned They Smoked Pot?
11. Marijuana Industry Not Happy With Trump's Pick for Attorney General
12. Ask a Stoner: Will Trump Destroy Legal Weed?
13. Donald Trump on Legalizing Marijuana: "Some Very Negative Reports Coming Out of Colorado"