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The Justice Department announced that it will be restarting a federal asset forfeiture program that had been shut down by the previous administration.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday said he’d be issuing a new directive this week aimed at increasing police seizures of cash and property.
With Canada’s marijuana supply expected to grow ten-fold, some skeptics believe there has been an overestimation of demand.
Assessing the swift rollout of Nevada recreational marijuana sales: A rudimentary distribution system created supply issues, and high demand confirmed state officials’ sense that tax revenue would help state coffers.
President Donald Trump said his proposed border wall would have to be “transparent” to prevent Americans from being killed by 60-pound sacks of drugs tossed over from the Mexican side.
Jeff Sessions supports the D.A.R.E. anti-drug program, but decades of evidence-based research has shown the program to be ineffective.
Standard supply-side anti-drug mantra is make drugs illegal, drive up their price, make them harder to manufacture and harder to get. But it’s never worked.
Arrests for the public use of marijuana in the District of Columbia nearly tripled in 2016 and are on track to remain high in 2017, public records show.
Citizens in Uruguay soon will be able to walk buy government-approved marijuana at a pharmacy for the set price of $1.30 per gram, no doctor’s note or prescription required.
“Time to move in a new direction”: The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has been under fire for delays in getting the state’s medical marijuana program off the ground.
Op-ed: Jeff Sessions’s mandatory minimum sentencing directive risks reigniting the “war on drugs” that has jeopardized the nation’s criminal justice system.
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates says Sessions is out of touch with broad bipartisan consensus regarding the harm of mandatory minimum drug sentences.
New data on traffic stops in Colorado and Washington show that after the states legalized marijuana, car searches for all races declined sharply.
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced he was suing three pharmaceutical giants he claims are responsible for Missouri’s current opioid crisis.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ revival of the failed “war on drugs” and imposing mandatory minimums on nonviolent drug offenders will not solve the problems he is concerned about.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto signed a decree this week legalizing medical marijuana, classifying the drug as “therapeutic.”
In Jeff Sessions’ explanation for instructing federal prosecutors to avoid seeking mandatory minimums in some drug cases, he got a lot of things wrong.
Marijuana Policy Project, an advocacy group, says PNC Bank has notified it that it will close the organization’s 22-year-old accounts, a sign of growing concerns in the financial industry that the Trump administration will crack down on the marijuana industry in states that have legalized it.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says Obama-era softening on drug enforcement led directly to increased drug trafficking, drug abuse and violent crime.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has seized a Colorado company’s shipments of a product intended to keep marijuana out of the hands of children.
Congress is considering a bill that would expand the federal government’s ability to pursue the war on drugs, granting new power to the Attorney General to set federal drug policy.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is asking congress to undo federal medical marijuana protections that have been in place since 2014.
A lab experiment examined how doses of THC affected subjects’ responses to stress. The results offer clues to those who consume marijuana to relax.
Some in the cannabis industry are trying to work toward racially diversity, as analysts say operations across the country are dominated by white men.
Students at Worth County High School in Sylvester, Ga., have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against their country sheriff after he ordered what the complaint describes as a schoolwide drug sweep involving pat-down searches of hundreds of teenagers.
After Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin delivered his “State of VA” speech last week, his department was, unexpectedly, connected to medical marijuana.
In May, the Trump Administration steadily ratcheted up its tough-on-crime rhetoric and put in place policies that give that rhetoric some real-world bite.
Maryland’s appeals court intervened in a lawsuit that threatened another delay to the state’s medical marijuana program, but it is unclear if the state can move forward.
The Trump administration’s adversarial stance toward marijuana has brought jitters to the burgeoning cannabis industry, but money continues to pour in.
Maryland’s medical marijuana program faces a potential new delay after a judge Thursday ordered a temporary halt to the program pending a hearing as part of a lawsuit that alleges regulators failed to consider racial diversity in licensing businesses. Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams granted a temporary restraining order…
A bipartisan group of prosecutors at the state and local level is expressing concern over U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ order told federal prosecutors to “charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense” and follow mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines.
The commission that oversees Maryland’s fledgling medical cannabis program voted last week to award the state’s first full license to grow marijuana.
A growing gray market of companies in Washington, DC has sprung up that will deliver a “gift” of weed to the doors of customers who buy other products.
A bipartisan group of Senators are introducing legislation to give federal judges more discretion to impose lower sentences, pushing back on Jeff Sessions’ order.
Job applicants are testing positive for marijuana, cocaine, amphetamine and heroin at the highest rate in 12 years, according to a new report from Quest Diagnostics.
A federal prosecutor and judge say mandatory minimums swelled the federal prison population, led to racial disparity, caused untold misery at great expense, and have not made us safer.
A document issued by President Donald Trump has put advocates of medical marijuana on edge, raising questions about the long-term security of medical cannabis programs.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions overturned the sweeping criminal charging policy of former attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr. and directed federal prosecutors to charge defendants with the most serious, provable crimes carrying the most severe penalties.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions may have an explanation for why he chose to participate in the firing of James Comey. But he may now be in considerable legal peril.
Plans to gut federal funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy could affect local drug addiction treatment efforts, according to a Politico report.
Like his father, Jerry Jones, Dallas Cowboys’ Stephen Jones thinks it’s high time that the NFL take another look at its marijuana policy.
For the first time, statistics show that drivers killed in crashes are more likely to be on drugs than drunk.
Experts on the drug trade say a border wall, like the one Trump promises, would be near-impotent in stemming the supply of illegal drugs.
Four people were arrested after smoking pot on the U.S. Capitol grounds to protest marijuana prohibition.
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