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The Conversation: What Jeff Sessions doesn’t understand about medical marijuana

The Rohrabacher–Farr amendment that bars the Justice Department from spending money to keep states from implementing their own laws about “the use, distribution, possession or cultivation of medical marijuana” expires on Jan. 18......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2018

USAG Sessions Green Lights Federal Marijuana Prosecutions

USAG Sessions Green Lights Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Thursday, USAG Jeff Sessions Green Lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers. In doing so the US states that allow some form of medical marijuana were pl.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 6th, 2018

Medical marijuana seen at risk following move by Sessions

When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions green-lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers, the vast majority of U.S. states that allow some form of medical marijuana were suddenly place at the risk of a crackdown......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 5th, 2018

Legal Pot: Will Jeff Sessions"s War On Medical Marijuana Start Next Week?

“The train has left the station for marijuana reform...the American public demands it," Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) told Newsweek......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 11th, 2017

How Jeff Sessions Plans to End Medical Marijuana Before the Year Is Over

"We’ve got other priorities we ought to be spending our resources on,” Alberto Gonzales, the attorney general for President George W. Bush, told Newsweek......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 24th, 2017

Jeff Sessions Is Being Sued by a 12-Year-Old, an NFL Player, and an Iraq War Veteran Over Medical Marijuana

They say the Controlled Substance Act is unconstitutional. Jeff Sessions, the Trump administration’s attorney general, fielded an array of questions from the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, including inquiries about his role in the presi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 14th, 2017

Jeff Sessions says it would be "healthy" to have "more competition" among medical marijuana growers for research

REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to expand the supply of med.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2017

Surprise! Jeff Sessions Wants to Trample States" Rights and Prosecute Medical Marijuana Businesses

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Category: futuresSource: nasdaqJun 24th, 2017

Jeff Sessions Targeting Medical Marijuana Users, Cites "Historic Drug Epidemic"

Sessions wants to undo the amendment that prevents the Justice Department from spending money to prosecute those in line with state medical marijuana laws......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 13th, 2017

Jeff Sessions personally asked Congress to let him prosecute medical marijuana providers

Jeff Sessions personally asked Congress to let him prosecute medical marijuana providers.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2017

Congress Agrees To Give Jeff Sessions $0 To Wage War On Medical Marijuana

Authored by Carey Wedler via TheAntiMedia.org, The war on d.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 3rd, 2017

A small victory for cannabis in U.S. budget agreement

A provision in the bipartisan spending bill making its way through Congress this week protects legal medical marijuana programs from federal intrusion. Advocates of legal weed, worried about where Attorney General Jeff Sessions might steer federal .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2017

Patrick Stewart Says He Takes Marijuana Edibles for Arthritis Pain

“I have had no negative side effects from this treatment" Medical marijuana may not be popular with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, but it is with Sir Patrick Stewart. Stewart said he often uses cannabis sprays, ointments and edible products to he.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 16th, 2017

The Trump Administration doesn"t appear to be slowing investment in the marijuana industry

REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn As the new head of the Justice Department, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will have sweeping power over how the federal gover.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 9th, 2017

Here are the 3 most likely scenarios for marijuana under Jeff Sessions as attorney general

REUTERS/Jorge Duenes With the exception of 1996, when California first legalized medical cannabis, or 2012, when Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize recreational pot, 2016 was probably marijuana'.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 15th, 2017

Here"s what Jeff Sessions — "a drug-war dinosaur" — might do to recreational marijuana

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images After voters approved eight state marijuana ballot initiatives on Election Day, more than half of the 50 states now have laws that permit the drug to be used for medical purposes – and eight now allow it for recreation. But.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 22nd, 2016

3 Things Jeff Sessions Doesn"t Understand About Tech

Donald Trump will nominate Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be Attorney General. Given the scope of his authority, how troubled should we be that Sen. Sessions so poorly understands America’s high technology sector? Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions arrives at .....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 19th, 2016

Marijuana Industry Fears Jeff Sessions

It is unlikely that the Federal government can create a law to override statutes that allow medical and recreational use of marijuana in some states. These laws have been put on the books in a........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 19th, 2016

Trump"s attorney general pick is bad news for legal marijuana

AP Photo/John Bazemore President-elect Donald Trump tapped Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be his attorney general on Friday morning. Despite a landslide of states voting to legalize recreational and medical marijuana on Election Day, Sessions, if .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 18th, 2016

Mexican drug traffickers may catch a break from Jeff Sessions" marijuana crackdown

Mexican drug traffickers may catch a break from Jeff Sessions' marijuana crackdownNOW WATCH: Yes, organic marijuana is real — and you probably don’t want anything else.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider20 hr. 7 min. ago

BLJ: Obama-era cannabis policy

The movement to legalize marijuana took a hit Jan. 4 when U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the rollback of an Obama-era policy that discouraged the federal government from cracking down on the drug in states where it is legal. Under th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2018