Sessions to rescind Obama-era rules on non-interference with states where pot is legal

By Laura Jarrett, CNN Updated 10:07 AM ET, Thu January 4, 2018(CNN)  In a seismic shift, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce Thursday that he is rescinding a trio of memos from the Obama administration that adopted a policy of non-interference with marijuana-friendly state laws, according to a source with knowledge of the decision.While many …

The zombie apocalypse might be upon us, but take heart

By Paul PratherContributing ColumnistDecember 08, 2017 I’m thinking the apocalypse is nigh. In the mornings, the first thing I do when my eyes edge open is check the news on my phone to see if the world’s still here.For myself, I’m not terribly upset about this. At my age, there’s not all that much to …

“Using medical cannabis with a doctor’s recommendation in accordance with state law is no excuse for failing a drug test…”

Feds Clarify: Medical Marijuana Isn’t An Excuse In Drug TestingPublished 4 hours ago on November 10, 2017 By Tom AngellUsing medical cannabis with a doctor’s recommendation in accordance with state law is no excuse for failing a drug test, the Trump administration says in a new clarification of federal rules.“The term ‘prescription’ has become more …

Trump to declare national emergency on opioids months after initial promise

By Dan Merica, CNNUpdated 3:31 PM ET, Mon October 16, 2017Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump told reporters Monday that he would officially make a national emergency declaration to fight the opioid epidemic next week, a move he billed as a "major announcement."The measure comes after Trump, on the steps of his golf club in New Jersey, …

Abolish the Drug Czar’s Office!

04/14/2017   The Trump Administration is widely expected to pick Representative Tom Marino for Drug Czar. Representative Marino is a longtime, rabid drug warrior who has a consistent record of voting against marijuana law reform legislation -- a position that runs counter to that of the majority of voters and his own constituents. His appointment …

Sheriff Who Met DAPL Opponents With Brute Force Now Advising Other Law Enforcement

  Nebraska officials are reportedly preparing for what they expect will be massive protests against the Keystone XL pipeline by Lauren McCauley, staff writer Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier, made infamous for leading his department in brutal confrontations with opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline, is reportedly advising other law enforcement on how to deal …

Marijuana may be legal in California, but it could get you deported

Immigrant rights activists and attorneys are reminding immigrants of potential consequences of using marijuana at a time when President Donald Trump is ramping up deportation efforts. By Alejandra Molina | [email protected] | The Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: April 14, 2017 at 7:07 pm | UPDATED: April 14, 2017 at 10:31 pm It’s legal in California, but marijuana …

DoJ Task Force Moves to Review Federal Cannabis Policy

In a DoJ memo, AG Jeff Sessions called for a subcommittee on marijuana and an email shows the DEA inquiring about Colorado cases. By Aaron G. Biros In a memo sent throughout the Department of Justice on April 5th, attorney general Jeff Sessions outlines the establishment of the Department’s Task Force on Crime Reduction and …

Why did Trump really launch 59 Missiles into Syria and Why That Matters

Bruce Cain·Friday, April 7, 2017 Please read and share this important essay. And if you are interested you are welcome to read through all of my essays at the following link: The Complete Facebook Essays of Bruce Cain: Perennial Hippie https://www.facebook.com/bruce.cain.98/notes?lst=100000184321094%3A100000184321094%3A1491578357 So last night (04/06/2017) Corporate "Fake News" announces that Trump has launched 60 Tomahawk …

Opinion: Trump’s decisions to expedite the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines could actually slow them down

Published: Mar 20, 2017 5:28 a.m. ET Cutting regulatory or procedural corners on the oil pipelines increases the risk of successful court challenges and trade disputes President Donald J. Trump’s new actions intended to expedite approval of energy and infrastructure projects were hailed by industry groups and decried by environmentalists. If those actions are implemented …

Drug Testing of People Who File for Unemployment

Press Release | 03/14/2017 U.S. Senate Expected to Take Up Measure Today Aimed at Expanding Drug Testing of People Who File for Unemployment Assistance 50 Civil Rights, Faith, and Criminal Justice Organizations Send Letter to Congress Opposing Legislation U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has scheduled floor debate and a likely vote on a measure …

Proposed Plan to Improve the Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Accountability of Federal Agencies

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 13, 2017 Presidential Executive Order on a Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch EXECUTIVE ORDER COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR REORGANIZING THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, …

I can only believe you are obviously ill informed in several areas and by now you are figuring out that the rabbit hole or snake pit is much deeper and darker than even you had believed…

  Mary Thomas-Spears 2 hrs · Dear #PresidentTrump I can only believe you are obviously ill informed in several areas and by now you are figuring out that the rabbit hole or snake pit is much deeper and darker than even you had believed... When it comes to the pure evil that seems to have …

“arriving high in the saddle on Tonto, an Irish sport horse…”

  On his first day on the job, the new Interior Department secretary, Ryan Zinke, proved he knows how to make an entrance: arriving high in the saddle on Tonto, an Irish sport horse. Mounted police escorted him a few blocks through Washington. Mr. Zinke, a fifth-generation Montanan who now oversees the country’s 500 million …

Democrats Call For Attorney General Sessions To Resign

March 2, 20175:08 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Democratic leaders want Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign after news reports that he met with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. twice last year. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending his meetings with a Russian diplomat The Washington Post reports Sessions met twice …