January 4, 2018 / 7:47 PM / 13 days ago

White House: Trump believes in enforcing federal law on marijuana

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said President Donald Trump believes in enforcing U.S. marijuana laws after the Department of Justice moved on Thursday to rescind the Obama-era policy that had eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized pot.

“The president believes in enforcing federal law -- that’s his top priority -- regardless of what the topic is, whether it’s marijuana or immigration.” White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters.

(Corrects to show DOJ rescinded Obama-era easing of federal drug laws.)

Reporting by Jeff Mason; Writing by Katanga Johnson; Editing by David Alexander

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