It seems like, for decades now, the DOJ has done an interesting legal and political dance with state-legal cannabis.
The cannabis industry has never been a favored industry by U.S. Attorney General William Barr.
Kamala Harris used marijuana arrest records to demonstrate how policing can affect white and Black Americans differently.
State governments may gain money from legal cannabis, but the feds would actually lose money should prohibition end.
A senior official at the DOJ’s antitrust division said that Barr inappropriately investigated cannabis company mergers and acquisitions because he “did not like the nature of their underlying business.”
Matthew Gaetz believes his Democratic colleagues have good ideas around cannabis reform, but they’re too distracted by investigations and allegations around if Trump did not obstruct justice and collude with Russia.
Attorney General William Barr told Congress this week he supports the STATES Act and believes the federal government should just get out of the way if states should continue legalizing cannabis.
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.
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