President Donald Trump has promised to support legislation protecting the marijuana industry in states that have legalized the drug, a move that could lift a threat to the industry made by the U.S. attorney general just three months ago.
Browsing: Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Last week, the Straight reported that three Canadian senators took a trip to Washington, D.C. to meet with anti-legalization groups and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions—the same man who, in 2016, uttered the words, “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.”
CANNABIS CULTURE – On January 4th 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his office had repealed an Obama-era piece of regulation known as the Cole Memo. With this ruling, the current administration began a rollback of state-control over cannabis use and reinvigorated the drug war. What was the Cole memo and what will this moveRead More
We’re wrapping up 2017 at Civilized by announcing the inaugural winner of the highly un-coveted Prohibitionist of the Year Award.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is not in the habit of hiding his true feelings about marijuana. In the past, he’s said that good people don’t use cannabis and said there’s absolutely no benefits to the drug.
CANNABIS CULTURE – At best, it’s a tragic blunder that cannabis is listed as a Schedule I drug. The DEA labels a Schedule I drug as having a high potential for abuse. When cannabis’s lack of actual physical dependency is compared to the likelihood of addiction posed by drugs such as OxyContin (Schedule II) andRead More
CANNABIS CULTURE- The obsolete policies of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions are destined for a date before the courts. This time, Sessions is being taken to court by an array of activist patients, now plaintiffs, including a former NFL defensive end and an 11-year-old girl.
We have discussed in this column the explosive growth of the cannabis market, fueled by technology, a receptive market and legislative developments.