Sessions said he "may have some different ideas myself in addition to that" but indicated that the federal government would not be able to enforce its remaining marijuana prohibition laws across the board in states with legalization.
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“The issue is very important to me, and I’m glad to see us working in a bipartisan manner to tear down unnecessary regulations on a crop that can help make so many different products,” Comer said in a news release.
Gov. Susana Martinez vetoed a bill that would have established a research program for industrial hemp, but the proposal is back this week. This time it's sponsored by House Minority Leader Nate Gentry (R-Albuquerque).