Sean Cockerham

Congressional Cannabis Caucus Ready to 'Bump Heads' With Trump's Anti-Pot Attorney General

Cannabis caucus ready to 'bump heads' with Trump's anti-pot attorney general

WASHINGTON — Congress is forming a cannabis caucus with high hopes of protecting a pot industry besieged by fears of a potential federal crackdown. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a California Republican who is an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump, is helping to lead the creation of the caucus. He's pushing legislation telling anti-pot Attorney General Jeff…

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

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…

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