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Jeff Sessions

Holder: Sessions’ ‘Almost Obsession’ With Cannabis Puts DOJ in ‘Strange Place’

Former US Attorney General Eric Holder took aim at current AG Jeff Sessions this week, saying Sessions has an “almost obsession” with cannabis.

3 Out of 4 Americans Oppose Federal Crackdown on Legal Cannabis

New data show more Americans opposing Jeff Sessions' wrongheaded views on legal cannabis. The tide is running against him.

‘It’s a Natural Substance’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

The first day of fall is upon us, but although the seasons are changing, Jeff Sessions’ opinion of cannabis hasn’t. We hear from him, Gwyneth Paltrow, and more from the past week.

Oregon Update: Cannabis Audit Coming—and Jeff Sessions, too

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to speak with law enforcement officials in Portland, OR, on Tuesday afternoon.

‘This Industry Should Be Systematically Shut Down’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

Kevin Sabet and Jeff Sessions are (surprise) still anti-legalization, Roger Stone insists the president supports medical marijuana, David Crosby shares his worst cannabis purchase, and more.

Colorado to Sessions: Cannabis Industry Working, Can Do Better

Colorado's legal marijuana industry is working — and can work better with federal collaboration, the state's governor and Republican attorney general told U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Oregon Governor and Police Superintendent Slam Sessions’ Memo

Top Oregon officials this week lashed out at US Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ recent attack on the state’s legal cannabis system.

Governors of 2 Cannabis States Push Back on Trump Administration

Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts to regulate the industry.

Cannabis States Try to Curb Smuggling, Fend off Administration

Legal cannabis states are trying to clamp down on "diversion" even as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions presses for enforcement of federal laws against marijuana.

Judge Halts Feds’ Cannabis Case, Citing Rohrabacher-Blumenauer

Still need a reason to care about that obscure federal spending provision known as the Rohrabacher–Blumenauer amendment? Here’s one.

State Leaders Respond to Sessions’ Criticism of Legal Cannabis

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired a warning shot at state-legal cannabis last week in separate letters sent to Oregon, Colorado, and Washington leaders.

Task Force Report Gives Sessions Scant Ammunition for Crackdown

The tepid nature of the recommendations by the Sessions-assembled task force signals just how difficult it would be to change course on cannabis.

Sessions Attacks Washington’s Cannabis Laws in Letter to Governor

Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week sent a letter to Washington state officials slamming that state’s legal cannabis system.

The Haymaker: Why Is Jeff Sessions Hiding His Task Force?

The attorney general is acting on a mysterious task force's secret recommendations. But where's the evidence? Where's the report?

In Rebuke to Sessions, Senate Committee OKs Medical Marijuana Protections

The Attorney General asked Congress to reject the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment. Senators said: Nope.

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