Political strategist Roger Stone, a man who will undoubtedly go down in infamy for injecting master manipulating herky-jerky into the veins of White House, has made it his mission to influence President Donald Trump to legalize marijuana at the national level.
Stone, a longtime friend and former advisor to President Trump, recently launched a pro-cannabis advocacy group called the United States Cannabis Coalition, which, according to its website, will “lobby the Trump administration from the top on down to recognize the medicinal value and potential of cannabis.”
Although Trump said throughout his campaign that he supports medical marijuana “100 percent,” as well as that legalization should be a matter of states’ rights, his administration has spent the past few months implying that legal marijuana might be on borrowed time.
Trump’s U.S. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, recently sent a letter to Congressional leaders begging them to rescind the temporary rider that prevents the Justice Department from spending money to investigate, raid and prosecute the medical marijuana community.
“I believe it would be unwise for Congress to restrict the discretion…