Action Needed: Marijuana Vote This Week In Congress

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This week, there will be a crucial vote on an amendment and it could be our biggest federal victory yet. We need your help to make sure we win. Known as the Blumenauer-McClintock amendment after Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Tom McClintock (R-CA), this bipartisan language would restrict the Department of Justice from interfering in […]

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Marijuana Law Reform Efforts Advance in States Despite a Hostile Attorney General

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As tensions between AG Sessions and federal lawmakers continues to grow, proponents of marijuana legalization are finding new allies in state legislatures around the country. Despite the recent move by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind the Cole Memo, a 2013 DOJ memorandum that allowed state sanctioned marijuana business to thrive despite the quagmire between […]

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Democrats and Republicans Reject Recent Action by AG Sessions

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Following yesterday’s announcement by the DOJ that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had rescinded the Cole Memo, an Obama-era memorandum issued by Attorney General James Cole in 2013, federal lawmakers on both sides of the aisle quickly denounced the decision. Reject AG Sessions’ Efforts to Revert to the Failed Criminal Policies of the ‘Just Say No’ […]

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We Need Your Help to Protect Patients from Jeff Sessions

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During a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions admitted his Department of Justice would be required to abide by budget amendments that restrict their use of funding to go after state-legal medical marijuana programs. Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) grilled Sessions on a number of his Reefer Madness talking points including his comments stating marijuana consumers […]

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What Would A Federal Marijuana Crackdown Look Like?

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Attorney General Jeff SessionsPhoto by Gage Skidmore Ever since the 2016 election, marijuana legalization supporters have been wondering if President Trump will crack down on state-approved recreational and/or medical marijuana programs. The Heritage Foundation believes it knows the answer. According to the conservative think tank, there are actions the government can take without needing to […]

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