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Pot Advocates See Some Hope in Attorney General Nominee's Vague Answers on Marijuana

At least he didn't come out and say he's going to wage a federal war on weed.

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Pot advocates see some hope in attorney general nominee's vague answers on marijuana

WASHINGTON — Marijuana legalization advocates struggled Tuesday to find hope in comments that Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, made at his Senate confirmation hearing about federal tolerance for states that have legalized pot. Sessions, who has been fiercely anti-marijuana as a U.S. senator from Alabama, has the power as attorney general to reverse…

Sean Cockerham reports for the McClatchy Tribune Information Service.

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