Perlmutter Statement on DEA Marijuana Announcement

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Lakewood, Colo.-, August 11, 2016 | comments

Lakewood, Colo. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) marijuana-related actions announced August 11, 2016:

"Today's announcement is a real missed opportunity. While I appreciate the expanded research capabilities, the fact is, federal law still conflicts with state laws on this issue. I will continue to work with both sides of the aisle in Congress to remedy the inconsistencies, especially with respect to banking."

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