After scares that the Feds might decide to crash the recent move by states to decriminalize recreational marijuana use?
The US Attorney Gnereal has found it nesccasry let people know that he is NOT changing the previous admin’s policy of leaving policing marijuana use up to the state’s….
His announcement will sooth some in the growing business…..
But the plant is still on the books as a dangerous drug and Sessions could change his mind and the government enforcement efforts anytime….
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Saturday that the Justice Department would not pursue “small” marijuana offenses, even after he reversed an Obama-policy that had paved the way for the cannabis industry to proceed uninterrupted in states that legalized the substance.
“I am not going to tell Colorado or California or someone else that possession of marijuana is legal under United States law,” Sessions told students at Georgetown University Law Center, according to The Associated Press.
But, he said, federal prosecutors “haven’t been working small marijuana cases before, they are not going to be working them now.”…..