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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Jeff Sessions should do his research, says groundbreaking cannabis news editor

Published: Apr 17, 2017, 4:03 pm • Updated: Apr 17, 2017, 8:09 pm By Ricardo Baca, Special To The Denver Post The Denver Post opinion pages solicited commentary from various marijuana policy and industry leaders, as well as the public, for a special cannabis-themed edition of the Sunday Perspective section…

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Jeff Sessions has created a task force to review federal marijuana policies

Published: Apr 7, 2017, 10:00 am • Updated: Apr 7, 2017, 10:20 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff In a memo sent this week to the U.S. attorneys, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said a task force within the Justice Department will evaluate marijuana policy as part of a larger review…

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Is Jeff Sessions at odds with President Trump on medical marijuana?

Published: Mar 15, 2017, 2:24 pm • Updated: Mar 15, 2017, 3:45 pm By Rachel Weiner, The Washington Post RICHMOND, Va. – Attorney General Jeff Sessions has repeatedly condemned the recreational use of marijuana. On Wednesday he went a step further, casting doubt on medical marijuana use. Related: Sessions triples…

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Jeff Sessions says fed marijuana approach “more complicated than one RICO case”

Published: Mar 10, 2017, 6:49 pm • Updated: Mar 10, 2017, 6:49 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Attorney General Jeff Sessions said this week that he wants to enforce federal marijuana laws in an “appropriate way” nationwide and is weighing options such as initiating Supremacy Clause and RICO…

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