Attorney General Nominee May Threaten States’ Decisions On Marijuana
Sen. Jeff Sessions has said, "Good people don’t smoke marijuana," and some worry that he could overturn guidance issued by former Attorney General Eric Holder’s office that eased federal enforcement of anti-drug laws regarding marijuana.
The Wall Street Journal:
Some In Marijuana Industry Fear Jeff Sessions Will Hinder — Or Reverse — Legalization Trend
Seven states passed ballot initiatives easing marijuana laws this year, four of them legalizing it for recreational use. But some in the nascent, if growing marijuana industry fear President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general will hinder progress toward legalization. (Kite, 11/21)