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Stephen Colbert Makes Fun of Jeff Sessions Over Marijuana Comments

On yesterday’s episode of Late Night With Stephen Colbert, Colbert made fun of Sessions’ recent remarks that marijuana is “only slightly less awful” than heroin. Before responding to Sessions remark, Colbert made a cannabis-related joke within the first two minutes of his opening monologue. “White House staffers are so afraid that a deep state of …

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AG Jeff Sessions Won’t Rule Out Using Mafia Law to Go After Legal Marijuana

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org (this article was produced in collaboration with AlterNet and first appeared here.) On conservative radio talker Hugh Hewitt’s program Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued to bad mouth marijuana and suggested he might use laws enacted to go after the Mafia against the legal marijuana industry. “I think it’s a more …

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AG Jeff Sessions Met with Russian Ambassador Twice in 2016, Something He Lied About

In a bombshell piece The Washington Post has reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions twice met with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. last year, something he lied about during his confirmation hearing. According to the Post, Sessions had a private phone conversation with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak that took place in September in Session’s office. …

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Jeff Sessions Makes Ignorant Comments on Marijuana and Opioid Abuse

During today’s National Association of Attorneys General Winter Meeting, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressed doubts that marijuana can help reduce opioid abuse, something science has continually found to be true. “I see a line in the Washington Post today that I remember from the ’80s. This one was, if you smoke marijuana, it’s a …

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Makes New Disparaging Comments on Marijuana

At a press conference today Attorney General Jeff Sessions made new, and disparaging, comments on marijuana. “Most of you probably know I don’t think America is going to be a better place when more people of all ages and particularly young people start smoking pot,” Sessions told reporters today. “I believe it’s an unhealthy practice …

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Jeff Sessions Says He Doesn’t See Feds Getting Involved in Marijuana Use

Attorney General Jeff Sessions doesn’t see the federal government getting involved in marijuana. According to Capital Public Radio, Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones and Attorney General Sessions met last week to discuss several issues; one of them just happened to be marijuana. “Regarding the prioritization of federal resources to combat marijuana; he didn’t see the …

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Jeff Sessions Confirmed as New U.S. Attorney General, Marijuana Advocates Vow to Keep Fighting

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has been confirmed as the next Attorney General of the United States. Sessions nomination comes amidst massive opposition, not only within the cannabis community but among progressives and civil rights activist nationwide. Despite this, the Republican-led Senate was able to confirm sessions with a 52 to 47 vote. “Jeff Sessions’ views …

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