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Reader: If Trump Sees Profit in Cannabis, He'll Back It

Reader: If Trump Sees Profit in Cannabis, He'll Back It
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While Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in Denver on June 8 to talk to the Western Conservative Summit, his boss, president Donald Trump, was back in Washington, D.C., saying he'd "probably" support the legislation proposed by senators Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren that which would protect states that have legalized marijuana, whether recreational or medical.

Readers were quick to weigh in on the bill, Trump's comment....and Sessions's imagined response.

Says Ben: 
The rare but refreshing occasion when us politicians will actually stand for truth and justice! Bravo to Warren and Gardner for moving this forward! The madness is over! Legalize, regulate and tax recreational cannabis!
Responds Martin: 
Why not also put forth a bill decriminalizing it for all states? I get it - incremental, right? But just start chipping away at it through both angles.
Christopher points out: 
Trump was never against weed.
Heath replies: 
Trump is never for or against anything. He's an opportunist. If it can make him money he likes it, and things that can make him money can change from day to day.

Trump is only loyal to money, and specifically his money. If he can see a profit in cannabis, he'll back it.
Concludes Diego:
 Sessions probably doing backflips.

Keep reading for more of our stories on Gardner, Trump and Sessions.

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