Jeff Sessions drug policies will expand black market, not reduce crime

Published: Jun 21, 2017, 1:48 pm • Updated: Jun 21, 2017, 2:00 pm By Radley Balko, Special To The Washington Post Attorney General Jeff Sessions took to the pages of The Washington Post recently to write an op-ed. Sessions is rescinding an Obama administration policy that instructed federal prosecutors to…

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Jeff Sessions could have power to unilaterally write federal drug policy say critics of new bill

Published: Jun 16, 2017, 12:00 pm • Updated: Jun 16, 2017, 12:06 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Congress is considering a bill that would expand the federal government’s ability to pursue the war on drugs, granting new power to the Attorney General to set federal drug policy. The…

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Jeff Sessions has asked Congress to allow him to prosecute medical marijuana providers

Published: Jun 13, 2017, 7:32 am • Updated: Jun 13, 2017, 12:25 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Attorney General Jeff Sessions is asking congressional leaders to undo federal medical marijuana protections that have been in place since 2014, according to a May letter that became public Monday. The…

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Jeff Sessions and Rod Rosenstein Senate and House committee appearances live blog

Published: Jun 13, 2017, 8:19 am • Updated: Jun 13, 2017, 8:33 am By The Cannabist Staff Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is scheduled to appear before Senate and House Appropriations subcommittees to discuss the Justice Department’s budget. He will appear before the Senate committee at 10 a.m. ET and…

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Cannabis Industry Professionals Respond to Jeff Sessions Memo

Attorney General Jeff Sessions directs prosecutors to seek toughest drug charges, harshest practices of the drug war.  How will cannabis industry professionals respond to Jeff Sessions memo? In a two-page memo sent to more than 5,000 assistant U.S. attorneys across the country and all assistant AGs in Washington, the policy…

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Could Jeff Sessions’ new order hinder NFLPA’s push for marijuana policy change?

Published: May 18, 2017, 5:24 pm • Updated: May 19, 2017, 8:39 am By Nicki Jhabvala, The Denver Post In a two-page memo issued to his staff and made publicly available last Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered federal prosecutors to seek the toughest possible charges and sentences for drug…

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Jeff Sessions’ involvement in Comey firing prompts calls for him to resign

Published: May 11, 2017, 3:50 pm • Updated: May 11, 2017, 4:29 pm By Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation. “During the course of the last several weeks, I have met with the relevant senior career Department officials to discuss whether…

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Caveman Jeff Sessions Can’t Understand Cannabis Support

CAVEMAN JEFF SESSIONS DOESN’T UNDERSTAND WHY HIS ANTI-CANNABIS POLICIES ARE NOT POPULAR Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past twenty odd years; cannabis legalization is very popular lately with close to two thirds of the US population behind the idea that legalizing weed is something we should…

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Here’s how Jeff Sessions has disrupted marijuana industry with words alone

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 8:14 am • Updated: Apr 22, 2017, 1:22 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff As cannabis enthusiasts celebrate 4/20 across the country, the long shadow of the Trump Administration isn’t just a major buzz kill — it has also has sent chills across a blossoming…

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