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Jeff Sessions

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.

Lawsuit Takes Big Swing at Prohibition. Can It Connect?

At its core is the assertion that the government’s classification of cannabis as a Schedule I substance is so “irrational” as to be unconstitutional.

The Haymaker: Will Trump Fire Sessions by the Time You Finish This Headline?

The President's fury has reached a boiling point. Is a recess appointment in the works?

Jeff Sessions Ready to Ramp Up More Asset Forfeitures

Hold onto your assets: The AG wants to bring back the abused and widely discredited practice.

Jeff Sessions’ (Unfounded) Love Letter to DARE

At the anti-drug organization's 30th annual conference, Sessions sang the group's praises. One problem: DARE didn’t work.

Koch Network Warns Trump Against ‘Failed’ Cannabis Fight

The conservative Koch political network is coming out hard against the Trump administration’s plan to step up enforcement of the nation’s cannabis laws.