Derek Reinbold  //  4/9/17  //  Topic Update


Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s memorandum outlining task forces on various policies, including federal marijuana policy, has some state governors poised to fight back, writes Erik Altieri (NORML).

Governors of four Western states warned Attorney General Sessions and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin against interfering with state laws legalizing marijuana use (The Hill).

  • Here is the letter.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinds an Obama-era policy that had allowed legalized marijuana to flourish in many states, leaving it up to federal prosecutors to decide whether to crack down on marijuana in states where medical and recreational use is legal.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of August 14, 2017

8/20/17  //  Daily Update

While DOJ continues to wage a war on marijuana by blocking DEA research, Congress may curb federal enforcement in states that have legalized marijuana.

Updates | The Week of July 17, 2017

7/23/17  //  Daily Update

Signs indicate a federal crackdown on marijuana is impending.