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Jeff Sessions Is Just Wasting Time Cracking Down on Marijuana
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Jeff Sessions Is Just Wasting Time Cracking Down on Marijuana

Author Ed Chung describes why Attorney General Jeff Sessions' crackdown on marijuana prosecutions is both dangerous and a waste of time.

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  • Ed Chung

Last week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded previous Justice Department guidance, known as the “Cole Memo,” that instructed federal prosecutors to limit the types of marijuana prosecutions they pursue in states that have legalized cannabis in some form.

Sessions’ justifications for rescinding the Cole Memo make perfect sense—to keep the Cole Memo in place.

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Ed Chung

Senior Fellow