For months, many have worried that the Trump administration would initiate a crackdown on marijuana in states where it’s legal.
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Oregon’s governor and the head of the state police defended the state’s legal marijuana industry in letters to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has been hinting at a crackdown on states such as Oregon that have legalized cannabis in defiance of federal law.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ anti-marijuana policies are obviously unpopular amongst the pro-legalization crowd.
Alexis Bortell is an 11-year-old girl who is currently at the forefront of America’s movement to legalize marijuana. In fact, she’s suing United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Alaska and Washington present more evidence that marijuana legalization is working, but the attorney general appears willing to ignore the facts.
CANNABIS CULTURE- Last week, United States Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced legislation to federally regulate the $6.7 billion US cannabis industry. In the bill, Booker details the combined injustice forcing the industry to operate in cash and making producers vulnerable to both criminal prosecution and tax rates as high as 70 percent.
CANNABIS CULTURE- The future of cannabis in America hangs in limbo, much like the career of reefer madness 2.0 proponent Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Now, as he and President Trump fuel headlines, the question many cannabis patients are left asking is, “What will happen next?”
We have discussed in this column the explosive growth of the cannabis market, fueled by technology, a receptive market and legislative developments.
Sessions asked Congress in May to allow the Justice Department to prosecute businesses and individuals in states with medical marijuana laws.
CANNABIS CULTURE- Marijuana’s inclusion as a Schedule I drug makes little sense, but it impacts people’s lives every day.