us–governors-marijuana update

Governors of 2 pot states push back on Trump administration

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts to regulate the industry.Alaska Gov. Bill Walker sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week, asking the Department of Justice to maintain the Obama administration's more hands-off enforcement approach to states that have legalized the drug. Marijuana is still banned at the federal level.