Sessions: Cannabis is Not Like Heroin – Obama Marijuana Policy Remains In Effect

Obama-era guidance that allows states to legalize marijuana without federal interference remains in effect, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday during a congressional hearing. He also conceded that cannabis is not as dangerous as heroin and that a current budget rider prevents the Department of Justice from prosecuting people who are in compliance…

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Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions anti-legal pot industry

The cannabis industry could be in for a serious buzz kill. Marijuana dispensaries and manufacturers are increasingly worried that the Trump administration will crack down on enforcement of federal laws that ban growing and selling marijuana — reversing the president’s stance during his campaign and potentially upending what has become a…

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