Will President Trump’s Attorney General really divert resources from justice department priorities like stopping terrorism and dismantling gangs, to shut down neighborhood pot shops? These businesses have been operating under the Cole Memorandum which kept the Justice Department from prosecuting marijuana companies that were operating legally under their own state laws. Attorney General Sessions announced he was rescinding that memo.
Sessions’ decision directly contradicts President Trump’s statements on the campaign trail (shown in this one minute rally video) supporting federally-legal medical marijuana and supporting states’ rights to make their own decisions for other adult use.
“It goes against what over half the states and half the population of the country have voted to support,” said Jeffry Paul, Vice President & Director of Sales for Cannabiniers , a company that makes “BrewBudz,” coffee, tea and cocoa infused with cannabis.
“President Trump’s platform was about creating jobs,” Paul said, and this industry “is creating thousands and […]