AG Sessions signals no major federal marijuana crackdown
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday again criticized marijuana while also signaling that the Department of Justice under his leadership won’t launch a wide-ranging crackdown on cannabis businesses
Speaking with reporters after a speech in Virginia, Sessions said “much of” the 2013 Cole Memo
– which laid the groundwork for the adult-use marijuana industry as it exists today in the United States – is “valid.” But he also suggested some additional federal guidelines may be coming from the U.S. Department of Justice.
In his comments, Sessions indicated that the DOJ and the Drug Enforcement Administration probably won’t take widespread