DCMJ's Inaugural #Trump420 Marijuana Rally on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

DCMJ's Inaugural #Trump420 Marijuana Rally on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

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By: Debra Borchardt

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer threw the cannabis industry into tumult on Thursday, saying that the White House expects federal law enforcement agents to enforce federal law in states where recreational marijuana use has been legalized. 

The Cannabis Business Alliance stated, “Dialing back any level of legalization of marijuana would be extremely misguided and would turn back the enormous positive progress that has occurred over the last several years.” The alliance said that the industry is compliant, a job creator and tax engine that brings state budgets out of the red and into the black. 

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