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The Future of the Cole Memo and How Attorney General Sessions Views the Department of Justice’s Role in Enforcing Federal Drug Laws

FUTURE OF THE COLE MEMO HEADER

The Cole Memorandum suggested that prosecutors and law enforcement should limit the expenditure of federal resources in prosecuting individuals whose actions are in compliance with state marijuana laws. The Cole Memo represented a major shift in drug enforcement, and after its issuance, federal marijuana prosecutions declined in states that had authorized certain marijuana activity.

5 Cannabis Trends to Watch For in 2017

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Katherine DeMetre | Infocast Events

The US cannabis industry continues to transform. More and more states are legalizing cannabis and sales keep reaching new heights. Just last year, the US reached almost $7 billion in cannabis sales. At this rate, the cannabis sector is poised for major growth.