Cannabis Industry Insiders Take Sessions To Task For Threatening Marijuana Crackdown
January 6, 2018 | James McClure
Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent shockwaves through states that have legalized recreational marijuana last Thursday when he rescinded the Department of Justice directive that protected those states from federal prosecution. But the industry wasn’t dumbstruck for long. Key members have spoken out against Sessions, offering their take on the controversial move and what to expect next.
Here’s what they have to say.
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Industry, Advocates, Lawmakers React to Cole Memo Rescission
January 4, 2018 | Danny Reed
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday rescinded the Cole Memo, an informal order that provided a shield from prosecution for businesses and consumers who complied with state marijuana laws from federal prosecution.
The “Sessions Memo” instructs federal prosecutors to “weigh all relevant considerations, including federal law enforcement priorities set by the Attorney General, the seriousness of the crime, the deterrent effect of criminal prosecution, and the cumulative impact of particular crimes on the community” when deciding whether to prosecute growers, sellers, and users of marijuana.
Cannabis Consumers Are ‘Job Creators, Parents, Star Employees And Church Friends’:
Sabrena Peterson Of RĒL Vape
November 20, 2017 | Civilized
Sabrena Peterson is the Director of Sales & Marketing for RĒL Vape, an upscale vape brand that strives to becomes the foremost producer of products for cannabis oil. She recently sat down to talk about today’s cannabis consumer and what it takes to make it in the marijuana industry.
Your Highness Podcast
Episode 6: Empowerment in the Industry
October 27, 2017 | Stephanie Kerns
RĒL Vape Ambassador, Stephanie Kerns, talks about how cannabis changed her life both personally and professionally, and she tells us how she turned major struggle into an awesome career.