Category: DEA

DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg to Step Down

AP Last week, it was announced that acting Drug Enforcement Administration Chief Chuck Rosenberg planned on stepping down over the weekend after being at odds with President Donald Trump after Trump said this summer that maybe police should be a little rougher with suspects when they are being put into police cars. To his credit, Rosenberg said in an email about the subject, “We have an obligation to speak out when something is wrong.’’ When it comes to marijuana, however, there is little to credit Rosenberg for. In 2015, he famously said that calling marijuana medical was a “joke.”...

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AG Sessions, DOJ and DEA are Being Sued to Decriminalize Cannabis

AP The Department of Justice Task Force is expected to give their suggestions as to how the government should handle the charging and sentencing of marijuana crimes, among other issues like immigration, any day now. However, as they appear to hope to follow through on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ plans to “crack down” on states with legal cannabis, a lawsuit has been filed with the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York in hopes of having cannabis removed from the Controlled Substances Act. “The record makes clear that the CSA doesn’t make any rational sense, and...

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