"I can't sit here and say whether it will or will not lead to more marijuana prosecutions", the official continued.
Announcing a "return to the rule of law", Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded five key memos issued by the administration of president Barack Obama that discouraged enforcement of federal laws, which still classify marijuana as a risky narcotic like heroin.
Medical Marijuana Patients Although Sessions's revocation included the Ogden memo, which protected state-compliant medical marijuana patients and caregivers from federal prosecution, it doesn't touch federal acts with measures that protect medical marijuana stakeholders.
"What I think may happen is people who otherwise kept their heads down are going to have to stand up and speak out", charged Murphy.
Sen. Dan Sullivan said it contradicts previous statements by President Donald Trump but could be the impetus for Congress to find a permanent solution for states that have chosen to regulate marijuana.
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"I'm not anxious. Everything we do here follows state laws, and everything is up to code".
Seems like we've all just got to ask ourselves.what would Snoop Dogg do? The amendment, known as the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment, maintains that federal funds can not be used to prevent states from "implementing their own state laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession or cultivation of medical marijuana". Several state leaders and supporters of medical marijuana are reacting to the announcement and asking, what's next?
Even as a series of states legalized the recreational use of marijuana, the possession, use or sale of the drug remained a federal crime.
Sessions said the previous guidance "undermines the rule of law".
The association suffered a separate setback December 28 when a state Supreme Court judge dismissed its lawsuit that meant to block the state Health Department from doubling the number of companies permitted to grow and distribute medical marijuana in NY.
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Some in the marijuana industry are taking a similar wait-and-see approach.
But rescinding the Obama policy could have a chilling effect on the burgeoning marijuana legalization movement. To say this is an established industry with thousands of people and livelihoods depending on it would be an understatement.
Sessions called the policy "unnecessary", stating that marijuana remains "a risky drug" under federal law and that marijuana activity is "a serious crime". He pointed to the chill this would put on businesses, landlords, and particularly banks that are still hesitant to work with cannabis clients, despite the millions of legal dollars changing hands. "Without that support, it's hard to see how the industry keeps growing", Sabet said.
Although Sessions gave permission to prosecute marijuana cases, a Justice Department official believes that he did not demand prosecutions or threaten the marijuana industry, NBC reports.
Robert Troyer, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado and the man who decides how to enforce federal cannabis laws here, issued a statement shortly after Sessions issued his memo, saying that his office had already been operating under the principles Sessions outlined, and would continue focusing on the "greatest safety threats to our communities around the state".
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