Spicer said Trump intends to uphold the Congressional budget measure that prevents the federal government from interfering with state medical marijuana laws but added that “there’s a big difference between medical marijuana and recreational marijuana.”

Spicer suggested that the country has enough on its plate with the “opioid crisis,” and that “the last thing” we should be doing is encouraging recreational cannabis use.

“I believe you are going to see greater enforcement” of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized the drug for recreational use, Spicer said.

“The Department of Justice will be further looking into this,” he said.

On a related note, this also just happened:

And here’s a few clips of Sean Spicer discussing this matter to the press today, as curated by Twitter:

Many are pointing out the immediate hypocrisy of a Republican White House being so vocal in support for state rights yet storming into states that have legalized marijuana: