The Trump administration has taken a firm stance against marijuana legalization at the state level. While an official federal policy is still pending, this Article focuses on whether the Trump administration’s threats to preventCalifornia from pursuing its duly enacted marijuana legalization law violates the Tenth Amendment. This Article then addresses how the federal government could achieve its goal while remaining within the bounds of the Constitution.
Arlen Gharibian, Weed Whacking Through the Tenth Amendment: Navigating a Trump Administration Threat to Withhold Funding from Marijuana-Friendly States, 52 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 275 (2019).
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