Jeff Sessions announced Thursday that he is rescinding the Cole memo, which reflected the Department of Justice’s relatively passive policy under the Obama administration since August 2013 on enforcement of federal cannabis laws.
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The curious legal structure of state and federal laws in America has left many around the world with questions about why marijuana is treated with such a wide disparity in different regions.
Late in his term (and on the eve of a visit to Jamaica), the former Choom Ganger finally seems to be softening toward his old friend.
In one fell swoop, the president has doubled the number of drug sentence commutations issued during his term of office. It's a start.
CANNABIS CULTURE - President Barack Obama today commuted the prison sentences of eight drug offenders and issued pardons for 12 other people who had already finished their sentences.
CANNABIS CULTURE - U.S. President Barack Obama supports legalizing marijuana in Washington D.C. but will sign a government bill blocking it anyway, according to a White House spokesman.
“Do you wanna hit this?” an Instagrammer asked the president on Tuesday evening.
DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart told a congressional committee today her agency is "fighting back" against Justice Department policies tolerating marijuana in states where it is legal.
Obama tells Tapper only Congress can reschedule cannabis
In an interview with CNN Friday, President Obama expanded on his remarks regarding marijuana made in a recent New Yorker interview.