White House plans ‘crackdown on legal cannabis’

from BBC.com

US President Donald Trump’s top law enforcement official plans to end an Obama-era policy that shielded legal marijuana from federal prosecution.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will repeal a Justice Department 2013 memo which instructed federal prosecutors to deprioritise federal cannabis crimes.

The Cole memo allowed states to legalise marijuana, and led to a blooming multi-billion dollar industry.

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