The New A.G. Asks Leadership to Rollback Medical Marijuana Stand

(Summer 2017) In a letter to Congressional leaders, Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked that leadership undo the prohibitions that have been in place since 2014 which restrict the use of federal funds to prevent certain states from implementing their own laws that, “authorize the use, distribution, possession or cultivation of medical marijuana.”  He cites the American drug epidemic and documented criminal activity as reasons the Justice Department needs the availability to use “…all laws to combat the transnational drug organizations and traffickers who threaten American lives.”

 

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