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Vote on Sessions is "Make or Break," Pot Groups Say

The person who will head the Justice Department will have a tremendous impact on federal marijuana policy, and Jeff Sessions is no friend of the weed.

 

 

Vote on Sessions is 'make or break' for marijuana legalization, pot groups say

WASHINGTON — Backers of marijuana legalization on Monday stepped up their pressure on the U.S. Senate to block the confirmation of Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions as the next attorney general. Sessions, a staunch opponent of legalization, angered proponents in April when he called pot "dangerous" and said that "good people don't smoke marijuana." Marijuana backers…

Rob Hotakainen reports for McLatchy Washington. 

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