Why Jeff Sessions Has To Do What Big Tobacco Tells Him To Do

Why Jeff Sessions Has To Do What Big Tobacco Tells Him To Do It’s no secret that America’s new Attorney General, the honorable Jeff Sessions, is a vehement anti-marijuana spokesperson, and in staying true to the general form of Trump’s slapstick presidential office, the former Senator continues to make headlines…

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ICYMI: Session’s New Controversial Statements on Pot and What they Mean for Cannabis Businesses

The latest remarks on marijuana by President Trump’s Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, continue to upset the cannabis community and business investors – but it’s what he didn’t say, that has peaked the interest of journalists covering the cannabis beat. In his prepared remarks, Sessions was slated to repeat a line…

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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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Sessions triples down on marijuana as dangerous drug, not opioid crisis solution

Published: Mar 15, 2017, 11:26 am • Updated: Mar 15, 2017, 11:52 am By Rachel Weiner and Sari Horwitz, The Washington Post RICHMOND, Va. – Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday pledged aggressive criminal prosecution of drug dealers and gun-toting felons to combat what he described as a troubling rise…

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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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Colorado AG invites Jeff Sessions to come visit a recreational marijuana state and “see what we have done”

Published: Mar 1, 2017, 11:47 am • Updated: Mar 1, 2017, 12:40 pm By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said she has invited U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions — a vocal marijuana opponent — and his staff to come and see the state’s recreational pot industry. Coffman…

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Dear Jeff Sessions: Here’s that science on marijuana and opioids you were asking for

Published: Mar 1, 2017, 7:38 am • Updated: Mar 1, 2017, 7:40 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Speaking Tuesday morning before the National Association of Attorneys General, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressed doubt that marijuana could help mitigate the opioid abuse epidemic. “I see a line in…

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Jeff Sessions to AGs: “We don’t need to be legalizing marijuana”

Published: Feb 28, 2017, 10:39 am • Updated: Feb 28, 2017, 10:56 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions reiterated his opposition to marijuana legalization while addressing a collection of the nation’s attorneys general on Tuesday. In responding to a question about the war on…

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