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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."

White House Official Resigns Over Cannabis Use 5 Years Ago

The latest Trump official to resign apparently did so because he hit a joint in 2013. Seriously? That usually doesn't trigger a clearance hold.

Jeff Sessions Is Steamed Over Senator’s Cannabis Blockade

“It’s just getting to be frustrating!” the attorney general said in a speech to the National Sheriffs Association.

Jim Carroll Tapped as Trump’s Drug Czar

No, not the 'Basketball Diaries' Jim Carroll. This one is a Republican lawyer. And nobody knows much about him.

Fox News: Support for Cannabis Legalization at Record High

If there’s one cable channel that’s shown it can influence the White House policy agenda, it’s Fox News.

This Senator Is Blocking DOJ Nominees Until Jeff Sessions Backs Off

In his fight over cannabis, US Sen. Cory Gardner has prevented as many as 11 Trump administration appointees by denying them a Senate floor vote.

‘Democracy Dies in Dankness’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From Trumpy typos to expunged convictions, here are the week's most notable cannabis quotables.

Sessions Rescinds Cole Memo, Which Protected State-Legal Cannabis From Feds

LIVE COVERAGE: Leafly editors and correspondents across the US are covering this important breaking story. Check back for rolling updates all day.

Bush-Era Attorney General Cautions Against Cannabis Crackdown

“With respect to everything else going on in the US, this is pretty low-priority,” former US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said in a recent interview.

Maine Lawmakers Fail to Override Governor’s Cannabis Veto

The result means lawmakers will have to go back to the drawing board in January to craft rules governing the sale of marijuana in Maine.

‘I Spent the Next Day and a Half in Bed’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

Alex Trebek trips hard on some potent potables, Larry Flint lashes out at the Trump administration, Bill Nye the Science Guy throws shade at stoned ultimate frisbee players, and more.

Trump Declares Opioid Health Emergency; Sessions Blames Cannabis

Administration officials made clear that the declaration, which lasts for 90 days, comes with no dedicated money.

Tom Marino Out as Trump’s Drug Czar Nominee, Again

The Pennsylvania politico withdrew in May, citing his mother's illness. Now he gets booted for fueling America's opioid crisis.

DEA Head Chuck Rosenberg Resigns. Now Who Takes Over?

The Obama-era appointee had clashed with the Trump administration on a number of issues.

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