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Updates From DC: Congress Could Pass MMJ Protections This Week

Jeff Sessions and the DOJ won’t be touching your medicinal marijuana anytime soon, at least not if Congress passes its newly unveiled stopgap budget bill.

Cannabis Legalization Looms Large in NJ Governor Race

New Jersey's Legislature plans to move forward with legislation, and lawmakers hope Gov. Chris Christie's successor will sign it.

Cannabis Supporters Plan ‘Smoke-in’ After 4/20 Arrests Near Capitol

After a free-joint giveaway that led to eight arrests, legalization supporters are returning to the Capitol — and this time they plan to light up.

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.

Govs Urge Sessions to Keep Cannabis Legal

Four governors ask the Trump administration to "engage with us" before doing anything rash.

Colorado Weighs Strategy to Guard Against Federal Cannabis Crackdown

Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its cannabis industry from a federal crackdown, but it would cost hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes.

Sessions Calls Cole Memo ‘Valid,’ Says Fed Resources Are Limited

Jeff Sessions might hate cannabis, but he sure seems to like talking about it.

Yes, Jeff Sessions Could Use RICO. No, It Wouldn’t End Legal Cannabis

Trying to topple a multibillion-dollar industry wouldn't be quite so simple.

Sessions Told Senators He Had No Plans for Cannabis Crackdown

Several GOP Senators reported that Sessions privately reassured them that he would not be going after state-legal cannabis.

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.

Cannabis Is Producing Jobs, Revenue in States Where It’s Legal

The states that have legalized recreational marijuana — a multibillion-dollar business — don't want to hear the federal government talk about a crackdown.

79 Reasons Trump Should Support Legalization

Bone up on your cannabis facts.

California Bill Would Bar Officials From Aiding Federal Crackdown

Lawmakers will weigh legislation to stifle cooperation between US law enforcement and local officials, a key ingredient of past federal enforcement actions.

AG Sessions: ‘More Violence Around Marijuana Than One Would Think’

Sessions stopped short of saying what he would do, but said he doesn't think America will be a better place with "more people smoking pot."

Trump and Sessions Seem Focused on Cartels, Not Cannabis

Rumors are flying about whether the Trump administration will crack down on cannabis, but what's the true story?