Trump’s pick of Jeff Sessions for attorney general alarms cannabis industry officials
By Marijuana Business Daily staff
Marijuana industry officials reacted with alarm Friday to President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general, citing the Alabama lawmaker’s hostile attitude toward cannabis and MJ legalization.
Industry leaders attending this week’s Marijuana Business Conference & Expo in Las Vegas voiced concern that Sessions would lead a new crackdown on marijuana business in states that have legalized both recreational and medical marijuana.
Industry officials also suggested Sessions would present a roadblock to additional marijuana reforms in such areas as banking, where cannabis companies struggle to find a financial institution to