Sessions made ‘cataclysmic mistake’ with marijuana policy change, says ex-Trump adviser Roger Stone

The Washington Times | 1/7/2018 | Staff
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a “cataclysmic mistake” by rescinding Obama-era federal marijuana policies, according to Roger Stone, President Trump’s former campaign adviser.

Mr. Stone, the president’s campaign adviser through August 2015, criticized the attorney general’s recent decision to roll back marijuana protections during a luncheon Friday at the Tiger Bay Club of Central Florida, the Orlando Sentinel reported afterwards.

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“Jeff Sessions is making a cataclysmic mistake,” Mr. Stone told attendees, according to the newspaper. “My question is, has he chimed in with his boss? Trump said he supports state’s rights when it comes to the legalization of marijuana.”

The Department of Justice has outlawed marijuana for decades, but the Obama administration put in place policies that allowed dozens of states to legalize the plant without prompting federal interference. Mr. Sessions nullified those policies on Thursday, however, casting uncertainty over the future of existing medical and recreational marijuana programs already in place across the country.

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Mr. Sessions has been adamantly opposed to legal weed since well...
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