15 Pro-Pot Congressmen Complain to Trump Admin. About Plan to Buy Canadian Cannabis

CNS News | 10/2/2018 | Staff
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The Drug Enforcement Administration recently approved importation of cannabis from Canada for medical research, even...

Posted by Congressman Eric Swalwell on Monday, October 1, 2018

Fifteen U.S. congressmen sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon expressing dismay at DEA’s plans to import Canadian marijuana.

The letter also chides the Trump Administration for not approving the applications of addition marijuana manufacturers, despite its “Buy America” campaign:

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“Considering the recent decision by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to approve the importation from Canada of marijuana for research, we write with deep concern and with questions over the delay in approving addition approved domestic manufacturers of cannabis for this same purpose.”

“On April 18, 2017, President Trump issued an executive order to ‘Buy American and Hire American.’ Despite the Department of Justice (DOJ) and DEA possessing over two dozen applications from qualified domestic manufacturers, however,...
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