Sessions' order clouds Pa. medical marijuana future
Sessions' order clouds Pa. medical marijuana future
The Socialist’s Journal Sessions vs. Marijuana Trevor Brookins
13 January, 2018, 04:02
In 2017, Washington state pulled in just shy of $315 million in revenue from marijuana excise taxes, according to the Liquor and Cannabis Board.
Last year, Sessions sent me and the governor a lengthy letter that demonstrated a troubling ignorance regarding Washington's marijuana laws and the legal framework we spent five years fine-tuning.
The Trump administration's anti-marijuana move has some members of the president's voting base fuming.
"What I would stress to him is the big public health crisis we're dealing with in the commonwealth these days is opioid addiction and street drugs like fentanyl", Baker said.
The study also calculates that there would be 782,000 additional jobs nationwide if cannabis were legalized today, a number that would increase to 1.1 million by 2025.
Contrary to what many believe, marijuana laws continue to be enforced. "So what the attorney general did is at odds with what the president has said". Many things are harmful - cigarettes, foods high in sugar and salt and cholesterol - but that does not mean that they should be illegal. But more than half the states allow medical marijuana and eight states and the District of Colombia allow recreational use of the drug.
According to the HuffPost/YouGov poll, which surveyed 1,000 USA adults on January 5th and 6th, 56% of respondents said that they oppose federal interference in state-legal cannabis sales, with 30% in favor of a DOJ crackdown, and 14% "not sure".
Boston police spokesman Detective Lt. Michael McCarthy told the Herald in a statement last night: "Similar to our position on immigration, the BPD will not actively enforce federal marijuana laws at the local level".
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Two of Rhode Island's three medical marijuana dispensaries have lost their ability to accept debit cards after Attorney General Jeff Sessions last week reversed an Obama-era policy not to prosecute marijuana cases in states where the drug is legal.
This policy, created by a 2013 memorandum by former Deputy Attorney General James Cole, directed the federal government to not act against a state's marijuana industry if that state "will implement strong and effective regulatory and enforcement systems".
The actual effect of Sessions' decision is likely to be minimal. And some Republicans in Congress have also slammed the decision.
Sessions' move shouldn't have an impact on the state's new program in the short term because an amendment in the federal budget bars the Department of Justice from spending any money to go after state's medical marijuana program.
The federal enforcement priorities in the memo included: preventing distribution of marijuana to minors; preventing drugged driving and the exacerbation of other adverse public health consequences; preventing legal marijuana proceeds from going to criminal organizations; preventing state-legal cannabis sales from being used as a cover for illegal activity; preventing violence and the use of firearms associated with marijuana growth or distribution; preventing marijuana from being transported out of states where it is legal; preventing cannabis growth on public lands; and preventing marijuana possession or consumption on federal property.
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