The Trump administration now appears to have another tool in its propaganda arsenal to support a federal crackdown on legal marijuana.
Last week, the National District Attorneys Association published a detailed perspective calling for the federal government to beef up its marijuana enforcement across the nation because statewide legalization efforts have given children more access to the herb. The report, ironically released on 4/20, could influence Trump and the Justice Department to get serious about closing the doors on the cannabis trade, reports Colorado Politics.
The perspective indicates that, “legalization of marijuana for purported medicinal and recreational purposes has increased access by children. For all of these reasons, it is vitally important to do all we can to prevent access to marijuana by youth in America. Their health, safety and welfare demand no less.”
It then goes on to suggest that legalization all across the board “clearly sends a message to youth that marijuana is not dangerous and increases youth access to marijuana.”
However, while the same loose argument could be made for alcohol, this group of prosecutors wants Trump to know that…