On January 4, United States attorney general Jeff Sessions rescinded three Obama-era memos that had adopted a hands-off approach to cannabis laws. The move allows federal prosecutors to more effectively mobilize a crackdown on cannabis use. The decision comes after the state of California officially legalized recreational use.
There was a markedly critical response from Congress members from both parties in states where cannabis has been legalized. In the lead up to his 2016 election, Donald Trump had vowed to […]