If US Attorneys and the Department of Justice really want to see the end of cannabis sales in black markets, though, they will provide room for the legal markets to stabilize and find their natural supply.
The end of one year and the beginning of another presents a good opportunity to look ahead at the long-term goals of the marijuana legalization movement.
When Colorado and Washington kicked off recreational marijuana business licensing, both states limited ownership of licensed marijuana businesses.
When Bernie Sanders announced he was in favor of cannabis reform and removing marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, it was a big deal.
President Trump spent some time attacking Jeff Sessions on Twitter in July. There are plenty of reasons why that was a bad thing.