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Jeff Sessions

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?

The Senate Just Confirmed Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

The vote puts cannabis patients, consumers, and business owners in legal states in a precarious position.

Here’s What Happens When You’re Arrested at a Confirmation Hearing

A cannabis activist shouted during Tuesday's hearing on Jeff Sessions. Capitol Police escorted her from the room. Ever wonder what happens next?

AG Nominee Sessions Headed to a Full Senate Vote

Though the ultimate outcome—passage out of committee—was expected a week ago, few expected such a close tally.

Trump’s AG Nominee Continues to Waffle on Cannabis

In written responses to senators' questions, Sen. Jeff Sessions did little to reassure patients and businesses concerned about the Trump administration.

Trump Anxiety Cancels Florida Expo. Is It a Blip or a Harbinger?

Organizers blame federal uncertainty for a cancelled conference in Florida. Is it a one-off, or a sign of things to come?