The Trump administration’s vague announcement has confused – and scared – the burgeoning marijuana industry. REUTERS/Blair Gable
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The buzzkill long dreaded in the marijuana industry came just days after California opened what is expected to be the world's largest legal pot market. The Trump administration announced Thursday that it was ending an Obama-era policy to tread lightly on enforcing U.S. marijuana laws. ... Is the federal government going to come into California" to raid businesses?Officials wouldn't say if federal prosecutors would target pot shops and legal growers, nor would they speculate on whether pot prosecutions would increase.In Oregon, U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams said he would maintain the same level of enforcement and focus on unlicensed production of marijuana and smuggling out of state.A congressional amendment blocks the Justice Department from interfering with medical marijuana programs in states where it is allowed.
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