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Jeff Sessions Slams Marijuana Legalization (Again)

The nation’s top law enforcer is continuingtospeak out against marijuana legalization. “I’ve never felt that we should legalize marijuana,” U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Wednesday. “It doesn’t strike me that the country would be better if it’s being sold on every street corner. We do know that legalization resultsin greater use.” While not […]

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Categories: Enforcement, Federal, Legalization, Legislation, Marijuana Industry, Nationwide

Senators Want Feds To Make Sure Dispensary Marijuana Is Safe

A powerful Senate panel is urging federal agencies to make a number of surprising marijuana moves, including launching an effort to test products sold at dispensaries in states where cannabishas been legalized. Concerned about a lack of data on the potency and purity of cannabis available to consumers, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee is directing […]

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Categories: Cannabis Research, Enforcement, Federal, Health, marijuana testing, Nationwide

Trump and Sessions are at Odds Over Prosecuting Legal Marijuana States

While candidate Donald Trump promised toprotect medical marijuana on the campaign trail, President Trump's Justice Department wants to be more aggressive against state-legal marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Attorney General Jeff Sessionspersonally asked Congress for fundsto prosecute medical marijuana cases in states where it is legal. The legal sale of recreational marijuana remains […]

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Categories: Crime, DEA, Enforcement, Federal, Jail Time, Legislation

Congress Gives Medical Marijuana Users a Good Reason to Be Paranoid

The legal medical marijuana market took a major hit on Wednesday, after the U.S. House Rules Committee blocked an amendment for medical marijuana protections from the House's 2018 budget bill. In 2014 Congress passed the Hinchey-Rohrabacher Amendment, prohibiting the U.S. Department of Justice from spending federal dollars to enforce the federal prohibition laws in states […]

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Categories: DEA, Enforcement, Federal, Legalization, Legislation, Medical, medical marijuana

House GOP Blocks Vote Protecting Medical Marijuana States

Several lawmakers saidWednesdaythat GOP leaders won't allow the full House to vote on an amendment that bars the Justice Department from pursuing states that have legalized medical marijuana. Without legislation, states would lose protection they have enjoyed for the past four years, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions could begin his long-sought crackdown on the rapid […]

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Categories: Enforcement, Federal, Jail Time, Legalization, Legislation, Marijuana Industry, Medical, medical marijuana

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