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Global Drug War

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Issues Asset Forfeiture Guidelines

The United States Attorney General has come out with new policy guidelines that will increase the use of asset forfeiture in drug related cases. In a memorandum July 19, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions reiterated his earlier position with an official policy memorandum that explains the position and why he thinks it […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Jeff Sessions Wants To Ramp Up Asset Forfeiture

By Phillip Smith In a speech Monday, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled he is about to issue a new directive designed to boost law enforcement seizures of cash and property. The practice, known as asset forfeiture, has come under sustained criticism in recent years, with critics arguing that it […]

Industrial Hemp
Hemp Industry

U.S. Senators To Jeff Sessions: Reassure Hemp Industry You Will Uphold The Law

Recently, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Al Franken (D-MN), and Michael Bennet (D-CO) urged Attorney General Jeff Sessions to address their constituents’ concerns regarding the hemp industry’s access to financial services by confirming the Department of Justice will respect Congress’ recent actions on industrial […]

Oregon Legislature
Cannabis Activism

Oregon Legislature Should Pass House Bill 2198

House Bill 2198 is an important bill that will help Oregon continue to be a pioneer in implementing sensible cannabis laws that help patients, create jobs and generate revenue. HB 2198 establishes an Oregon Cannabis Commission that will report directly to the Oregon Legislature, helping the state adapt to the […]

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Cannabis Activism

Smart Approaches to Marijuana Presents To DOJ Today

Prohibitionist front man Kevin Sabet has finally gotten his perfect audience…Department of Justice (DOJ) employees! Unfortunately, they are essentially captives of new Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions. Tom Angell of Marijuana Moment shared a link in his daily newsletter that describes the event. Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) is the […]

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Marijuana Legalization

How Does Jeff Sessions REALLY Feel About Marijuana?

“Smoking marijuana… has significant health risks,” wrote U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on May 1 in a letter to select members of Congress. In the letter, A.G. Sessions was particularly harsh in reference to state-authorized medical marijuana programs, claiming some state-registered patients and caregivers are “causing harm to their communities”. […]

NORML
Cannabis Activism

NORML Responds to Trump Administration’s Marijuana Policy

Donald Trump’s cannabis policy has been an enigma with many mixed messages as patients, advocates and industry participants have tried to determine how his administration would treat various state medical and recreational marijuana laws across the nation. While candidate Trump seemed to support medical marijuana and a states’ rights approach […]

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Marijuana Legalization

NORML: Steve Cook Should NOT Be Addressing Marijuana Policy

In response to the Department of Justice detailing Steve Cook to address marijuana policy, Justin Strekal, Political Director for NORML stated: “Steve Cook and Jeff Sessions are advocating for the failed policies of the “Just Say No” era — policies that resulted in the arrests of millions of otherwise law abiding citizens […]