Say NO To Taxpayer Funded Medical Marijuana Raids

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Since 2014, the Department of Justice has been prohibited from using taxpayers’ funds to enforce federal anti-marijuana laws in states that regulate its medical use. But that could all change this week as Congress decides how to fund the federal government for the remainder of this fiscal year.  At issue is a provision known as [...]

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Did you see John Oliver last night?

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Did you catch it? On Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver skewered our nation’s failed policy of marijuana prohibition addressing topics ranging from a potential crackdown from Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the newly formed Cannabis Caucus, and the desperate need for federal marijuana law reform. “There is now a Cannabis Caucus in DC… and if [...]

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Jeff Sessions: Wrong on Opioids and Violence, Considers RICO Lawsuits

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Attorney General Jeff SessionsPhoto by Gage Skidmore Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared with conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt to discuss a range of issues, including how the Trump administration intends to address marijuana law enforcement in states that are regulating its adult use. During the interview, Hewitt repeatedly encourages Sessions to engage in federal [...]

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Federal Legislation Introduced To Exclude Cannabis From The Controlled Substances Act

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Representatives Tom Garrett (R-VA) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) have introduced bipartisan legislation in Congress to exclude marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act, thus providing states with the exclusive authority to regulate the plant how best they see fit. The “Ending Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017” removes the cannabis plant from the CSA so that [...]

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So We Have Attorney General Sessions – What’s Next For Marijuana?

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Photo by Gage Skidmore Despite historic opposition, members of the United States Senate voted 52 to 47 last week to approve the nomination of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for US Attorney General. NORML thanks the tens of thousands of you who responded to our action alerts opposing this nomination and the thousands more who took time [...]

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