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Sessions Task Force Will Review DOJ Cannabis Enforcement

Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent out a memo on Wednesday to U.S. Attorneys announcing the formation of a new task crime reduction task force.

If Sessions Resigns, Who’s Next in Line?

The Attorney General may have saved himself with that press conference. But if he doesn't survive, here's who might replace him.

5 Things Trump’s AG Pick Has Said About Cannabis

Sen. Jeff Sessions has repeatedly lambasted cannabis legalization. Here are some of his many statements from his years in public office.

U.S. Attorney General Says Cannabis Is Not a Gateway Drug

In a speech to high school students in Kentucky, Loretta Lynch said that opioids are the true gateway drugs, not cannabis.

The Shake: How Much Did Stoner Sloth Cost Taxpayers?

Vermont elected officials are hopping on the legalization train, a former U.S. surgeon general like Bernie's cannabis plan, and a new report says the DEA is careless with its drugs. It's the (Friday!) Shake.

The U.S. is Getting a New Attorney General and Head of the DEA: What Does This Mean for the Cannabis Movement?

The United States is experiencing quite a shakeup in both DEA and Attorney General leadership, and the moves could mean big things for the cannabis movement.

Obama’s Nomination for U.S. Attorney General Does Not Support Cannabis Legalization

President Obama’s nomination for Attorney General has already taken a stance against cannabis legalization, saying it's not the Department of Justice's position to support it.