The House Judiciary Committee Just Told Jeff Sessions to Stop Obstructing Cannabis Research

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Reason.com—Nearly two years after the Drug Enforcement Administration announced that it would license additional producers of research cannabis, the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a bill that would require Attorney General Jeff Sessions to stop obstructing the DEA's review of 26 applications from potential marijuana manufacturers. The Medical Cannabis Research Act, introduced in April by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R–Fla.), would require the Department of Justice to federally license at least two...

Jeff Sessions will probably just ignore Trump’s order to investigate the NY Times op-ed: White House reporter. President Donald Trump called upon Attorney General Jeff Sessions to investigate the identity of the “senior official in the Trump administration” who wrote a scathing New York Times editorial on the commander-in-chief. MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin asked Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker as to the likelihood of such an investigation. “That’s a great question, because it is not a traditional use of the Justice Department — or necessarily appropriate use,” Parker replied. Parker, …