Category Archives: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions Resigns as Attorney General

Attorney general Jeff Sessions has just submitted his official resignation, according to early reports from Washington. The resignation comes in response to a request from President Donald Trump, who allegedly made clear that he was going to fire Sessions. Sessions is Out According to CNN, Sessions formally submitted his resignation today to White House chief […]

Cheech and Chong tell Jeff Sessions to ‘try inhaling it’

Jeff Sessions has received a challenge to try smoking weed from none other than Cheech and Chong. The comedy duo known for their affinity for cannabis appeared on TODAY weatherman Al Roker’s web series Cold Cuts to make sandwiches and talk pot. Roker brought up the obvious topic, as Cheech and Chong recently celebrated the […]

4 Times Donald Trump Flip-Flopped On His Marijuana Policy

Donald Trump knows how important cannabis legalization is to millions of Americans. But the president supports few things absolutely. That’s because he profits from staying just flexible enough on the issues. On legal pot, he often repeats what the last few presidents have said: wait and see. Although some members of his team, anti-marijuana politicians, […]

Jeff Sessions gets smoked with rolling papers that support pot legalization

(via jeff-sesh.squarespace.com) Jeff Sessions’ weed-hating face will now help fund efforts to legalize cannabis. An advocacy group has released a line of rolling papers branded with a picture of the attorney general smoking a joint, reports Newsweek. The papers are sold online as a novelty brand called General Jeff’s Old Rebel Session Papers and features […]

Alaska Taking A Stand Against Threat of Federal Cannabis Crackdown

Bipartisan support for marijuana policy is virtually unheard of. But a unanimous vote in favor of upholding citizens’ right to legal cannabis? It’s so rare as to be almost mythical. Yet that’s exactly what happened in the Alaska House on Monday, where state legislators voted unanimously to demand that the federal government stop trying to […]

When State and Federal Laws Conflict, Who Wins?

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions filed a blockbuster lawsuit against California this week, arguing that so-called sanctuary laws passed by the state Legislature conflict with federal immigration laws. Federal law is “the supreme law of the land,” Sessions told a crowd of about 250 law enforcement officials in Sacramento on Wednesday, lashing out at state […]

States Mull ‘Sanctuary’ Status for Cannabis Businesses

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Taking a cue from the fight over immigration, some states that have legalized marijuana are considering providing so-called sanctuary status for licensed cannabis businesses, hoping to protect the fledgling industry from a shift in federal enforcement policy. “This is a new engine of a healthy economy.” Ben Bartlett, Berkeley City Council […]

Trial begins for advocates suing Sessions and the DEA over marijuana’s Schedule I status

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 11:03 am • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 11:16 am By Karen Matthews, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Army veteran Jose Belen says the horrors of the Iraq War left him with post-traumatic stress disorder, and the drug that helped him cope best with the symptoms was one his Veterans […]

Fox News: Support for Cannabis Legalization at Record High

If there’s one cable channel that’s shown it can influence the White House policy agenda, it’s Fox News. While the president has decried most media outlets as “fake news,” he’s shown an affinity for the conservative outlet, regularly tweeting things, for example, that he sees on shows like Fox & Friends—a morning show that media […]