Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Cole Memo

Trump Blasted Jeff Sessions’ Marijuana Obsession Behind Closed Doors

Donald Trump privately pushed back against the former Attorney General after rescinding the Cole Memo, telling Cory Gardner that '[Sessions] needs to stop this.'

Does Trump’s New AG Represent An End To Administration’s Reefer Madness?

The Trump administration is turning over a new leaf concerning the cannabis culture in the United States, and that may begin under the guidance of a new Attorney General, William Barr.

AG Nominee William Barr Announces Intention To Respect State Marijuana Laws

As Attorney General, William Barr would essentially revive the Cole Memo and take a ‘hands-off’ approach to those states that have legalized marijuana.

Congresswoman Who Opposes Sessions’ Anti-Marijuana Actions Always Votes Against Pot

Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington says that while she still has “concerns” about recreational marijuana, she is “against” Sessions' decision to toss the Cole Memo in the trash.

Elizabeth Warren Reveals How Jeff Sessions ‘Catalyzed’ Marijuana Legalization 

The Massachusetts Senator also shared how the STATES Act came to be behind the scenes.

Does Cannabis Legislation Represent The Return Of American Federalism?

The STATES Act—which stands for Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States—could provide a federal solution to marijuana. Introduced by Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Cory Gardner, the potential bill would allow states to enact and regulate cannabis regulation free from federal overreach.

The GOP Will Support Cannabis Rider To Protect State Rights

Cannabis’ status as a Schedule I drug, meaning it has a high potential of abuse and no medicinal value.

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Marijuana STATES Act

For those of us who follow cannabis bills in the U.S. Capitol and in our state legislative houses, it’s clear that there is momentum towards ending America’s shortsighted and draconian war on cannabis.

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