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US Attorney in Massachusetts Will Let Legal Market Proceed

US Attorney Andrew Lelling said that while he can't immunize the state-legal industry, his office's enforcement priorities lie elsewhere.

Bill to End Federal Cannabis War Gathers Steam

Momentum builds for the Gardner-Warren STATES Act, as the governors of 12 states sign on.

FAQ: What the STATES Act Would Do, and Why It’s a Game-Changer

This historic bill could end federal prohibition. Here's everything you need to know.

The Jeff Sessions Cannabis Crackdown Has Arrived—And It’s Awesome

Federal agents are raiding illegal grows in legal states, and that's good news for state-licensed companies and consumers.

3 Things We Learned About Jeff Sessions Today

Even Sessions admits (finally) that cannabis may have some medical benefit. Also, he likes cheap turkey sandwiches.

Trump Vows to Back Law to Protect Legal Cannabis Industry

Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado said Trump made the pledge to him in a Wednesday night conversation.

Cannabis-Friendly States Want Meeting With Jeff Sessions

California, Oregon and other states are seeking a meeting with the AG in hopes of resolving the conflict between federal and state laws that has left the nation's cannabis industry in legal limbo.

7 Things We Learned From Time’s Creepy Jeff Sessions Cover Story

Drug treatment 'doesn't work for a lot of people,' says the AG. What works? More prisons and more prisoners, he believes.

Sessions: US Prosecutors Won’t Take on Small-Time Cannabis Cases

Federal law enforcement lacks the resources to take on "routine cases" and will continue to focus on drug gangs and larger conspiracies, the attorney general said.

When State and Federal Laws Conflict, Who Wins?

To try to solve the tug-of-war, some people point to the Constitution’s supremacy clause. Legal scholars and policy experts say it’s not nearly that simple.

States Mull ‘Sanctuary’ Status for Cannabis Businesses

Some states are considering so-called sanctuary status for licensed cannabis businesses, hoping to protect the fledgling industry from a shift in federal enforcement policy.

The Roll-Up #23: Oh Magoo, You’ve Done It Again

Trump compares Sessions to a cartoon bumbler, Bruce visits an SF cannabis lounge, and Dave explains Quebec's canna-phobic Frenchiness.

Did Jeff Sessions Cause a Washington Cannabis Lab to Lose Its Loan?

Cannabis testing laboratory Confidence Analytics had a good working relationship with Banner Bank, its owners say. Then Jeff Sessions was appointed.

Senator to Lift DOJ Blockade in Show of ‘Good Faith’ to Jeff Sessions

"As sort of a good faith gesture on my behalf I’ll be releasing a limited number of nominees,” Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner said.

Berkeley Declares Itself a Sanctuary City for Cannabis Consumers

A council member called the move a direct response to US Attorney General Jeff Sessions' "misguided crackdown on our democratic decision to legalize recreational cannabis."

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