Two of the leading supporters of marijuana law reform in Congress have starkly different predictions about what could happen to state cannabis policies if President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general is confirmed.

While Trump repeatedly pledged to respect state marijuana laws on the campaign trail, his choice to lead the Department of Justice, U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, is an outspoken legalization opponent.

But Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of California, a Republican who loyally backed Trump during the campaign, is optimistic that as the nation’s top law enforcement officer Sessions would let his general support for states’ rights outweigh his personal disdain for marijuana.

Click here to read the complete article

Tom Angell ~ Marijuana.com ~

Recent News Articles

Tuesday May 28

TSA Updates Marijuana Rules To Allow Hemp-Derived CBD On Flights - Cannabis News

in Law & Crime

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) updated its policy on cannabis over the Memorial Day weekend,…

1112 hits

Tuesday May 28

New Yorkers are drawn to East Coast’s first recreational cannabis dispensaries - Cannabis News

in Finance

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The Massachusetts store has the distinction of being closer to New York City than any…

1690 hits

Tuesday May 28

Canada: How Cannabis Cultivation Has Advanced Farming Technologies - Cannabis News

in Hi-Tech

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Sustainable, environmentally-friendly farming practices may not have been the initial goal, but are among the…

1589 hits

Tuesday May 28

Indiana, Michigan Farmers Eager To Begin Growing Hemp - Cannabis News

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Farmers in Indiana and Michigan are preparing to start growing hemp as a legal agricultural…

1909 hits

Wednesday May 29

Arizona Supreme Court rules marijuana extracts are legal - Cannabis News

in Law & Crime

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

According to some estimates, extracts account for nearly half of the sales at Arizona dispensaries.

985 hits