But you talked about the difficulty - you were trying to find partners at the time in Central America to help you with this, and the USA drug consumption, the US drug consumer, you thought as part of the problem in all of this.
Kelly said drug traffickers struggled to launder their profits from the drug trade, not smuggle it into the U.S. He cited drug cartels' influence, through violence, over their governments in Latin American countries as a forefront issue, arguing that corruption leads to smuggled goods in the U.S. And I think - I place that squarely on the United States congress.
Kelly's comments are in stark contrast to comments made by Trump's chosen Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who recently questioned the efficacy of medical marijuana, as well as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who said states should expect greater enforcement of federal marijuana laws under President Trump. He is expected to pursue harsher punishments for using and distributing marijuana, which were relaxed under President Trump's predecessor, as The Washington Post's Sari Horowitz has reported. Unlike Sessions, who is his focusing his efforts on law enforcement and increased criminal penalties to deal with the opioid crisis, Kelly advocates prioritizing treatment and rehabilitation to address US demand for narcotics. "Just start the process of getting after this drug demand".
"Yeah, marijuana is not a factor in the drug war". Sessions said criminal enforcement, treatment and prevention are "three main ways to fight the scourge of drugs". Methamphetamine. Almost all produced in Mexico.
Kelly said in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" that his agency is focusing on cocaine, meth, heroin and other opiates, which resulted 52,000 deaths in American in 2015.
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Kelly, a retired Marine Corps general, was discussing border enforcement when Todd asked him if legalizing marijuana would help or hurt his efforts to control the flow of drugs into the United States.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Sunday said that North Korea is more likely to present a "cyber threat" than a "kinetic" one. About a quarter of those arrests were immigrants who had no criminal history, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. I think not. All three of my dad's raids were for marijuana.
Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security committee released a report estimating that Trump's proposed border wall could cost $70 billion to build. Kelly has estimated its price tag at $21 billion, while congressional Republicans have put the cost at $12 billion to $15 billion.
Despite the words pouring out of Kelly's mouth on Sunday, there is still a possibility that Sessions could eventually lean on federal law when it comes to dealing with the legal cannabis industry.