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    Sessions reverses Obama-era policy on marijuana, unleashes prosecutors

    close Attorney general to rescind policy allowing legal pot in states without federal intervention. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday rolled back an Obama-era policy that allowed legal marijuana to thrive without federal intervention. The move effectively unleashes federal prosecutors to consider bringing marijuana cases, while stopping short of ordering them to do so. “U.S. […] More

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    Jeff Sessions Goes Full ‘Reefer Madness’ on Pot

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued a personal campaign to demonize marijuana, calling cannabis a “life-wrecking dependency” that is “only slightly less awful” than heroin in a speech on violent crime in Richmond, Virginia, Wednesday. Insisting that the federal government should return to a Nancy Reagan-style, 1980s anti-drug campaign – “educating people and telling them the […] More

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    Sessions Wages War on Natural Weed, As He Grants Maker of Fentanyl a Monopoly on Synthetic THC

      Instead of going after criminals in the government or making an attempt to thwart corruption, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made his mission clear this week—he intends to crucify those who dare to ingest a plant that makes them healthier and happier. In a statement released by the justice department on Thursday, Jeff Sessions reversed […] More

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    The House Judiciary Committee Just Told Jeff Sessions to Stop Obstructing Cannabis Research

    KEVIN DIETSCH/picture alliance / Consolidated/NewscomNearly two years after the Drug Enforcement Administration announced that it would license additional producers of research cannabis, the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a that would require Attorney General Jeff Sessions to stop obstructing the DEA’s review of 26 applications from potential marijuana manufacturers. The Medical Cannabis Research Act, […] More

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    Jeff Sessions Breaks Cannabis Silence To Spread Fake News About A Marijuana ‘Myth’

    It’s been a minute since Attorney General Jeff Sessions directly commented on marijuana. But on Monday, the staunch prohibitionist broke his silence. Speaking at an event hosted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Sessions said that “there is a great deal of misinformation and misunderstanding” about impaired driving, especially when it comes to cannabis. […] More

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    Jeff Sessions: Chronic pain sufferers should ‘take an aspirin and tough it out’

    During an address at the U.S. Attorney’s office in Tampa, Florida this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that people who suffer from chronic pain should simply “take an aspirin and tough it out.” Sessions, whose opposition to medical marijuana is well known, attempted to tackle the subject of opioid addiction in the U.S., saying pharmaceutical companies are prescribing […] More