U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch answered a barrage of questions Wednesday during her Senate confirmation hearing in Washington. Here’s what she said about federal marijuana policy.
U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat, wrote a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch today urging her “to reschedule or de-schedule marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act to reflect science and the government’s position on this issue.”
As Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified to the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, he was asked to defend past statements about cannabis, including ‘Good people don’t smoke marijuana.’
Opinion: There is widespread public consensus that state and local jurisdictions can serve as laboratories for models of legalizing medical marijuana.
America’s marijuana industry could be in for major upheaval with Attorney General Jeff Sessions taking charge. Get a breakdown of federal enforcement options from drug policy expert John Hudak.
Mother credits medical marijuana with curing her autistic son’s violent rages and head banging, but fears for his future in uncertain legal environment.
We know Donald Trump’s AG pick Jeff Sessions isn’t a fan of marijuana legalization. But who is he? Here’s a brief look at his career.
As president-elect Donald J. Trump starts to fill his Cabinet, a new name has emerged in the swirl of speculation of who will serve as Attorney General.
Gov. Bruce Rauner used his veto authority Friday to alter a pair of marijuana bills, setting higher fines in a measure decriminalizing small amounts of the drug and scaling back an extension to Illinois’ medical cannabis pilot program.
Law professor Sam Kamin takes on another prof’s opinion that legal American marijuana’s days are numbered: “Federal marijuana prohibition will disappear.”
A law professor argues that Nebraska and Oklahoma have the unquestionable right to squash Colorado’s legal pot system with their U.S. Supreme Court case.
New DEA chief: The Justice Department has appointed Chuck Rosenberg, a top FBI official and former U.S. attorney, to be the new head of the embattled Drug Enforcement Administration.
A Canadian drug kingpin who was one of New York’s biggest marijuana suppliers and was dubbed the Pot Playboy was sentenced to 27 years in prison for leading a $1 billion international drug trafficking enterprise.
In April 2016, Congress effectively disabled the Drug Enforcement Administration in its war against large drug companies suspected of releasing narcotics onto the streets.
Under U.S. law, marijuana possession and distribution is illegal, but just how Sen. Jeff Sessions would enforce that law as the nation’s attorney general was not immediately clear Tuesday when the topic was broached in his Senate confirmation hearing.
The DEA missed the July 1 deadline on whether to reschedule marijuana from its current – laughable—position keeping marijuana as a Schedule I substance. It’s time to end marijuana prohibition.
A June report by the DEA’s Denver division warns of potential dangers and annoyances posed by large-scale marijuana growing operations hidden in residential neighborhoods.
Congressman Earl Blumenauer is continuing a push to allow Veterans Affairs doctors to discuss medical marijuana with their patients.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is still considering whether to reschedule marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act, an agency spokesman said Tuesday.
Just days after the Democratic Party endorsed the rescheduling of cannabis and a “reasoned pathway to future legalization” of marijuana, delegates with the Republican Party voted against a more conservative platform that would have endorsed medical marijuana.
The question of rescheduling marijuana has been hotly debated since Congress placed it in the Schedule I group when it passed the Controlled Substances Act nearly 46 years ago.
The Drug Enforcement Administration flaked on its self-imposed deadline to announce whether to reschedule marijuana, and now it’s not clear when a decision might come. FULL REPORT
The Democratic Party endorsed a “reasoned pathway to future legalization” of marijuana and called for the drug to be downgraded in the Controlled Substances Act.
Yes, the Drug Enforcement Administration is thinking about rescheduling marijuana. Here are the good, the bad and the ugly unknowns of rescheduling weed.
The Drug Enforcement Administration could announce in the next couple of months a potentially landmark change to marijuana’s status under federal law.