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Jeff Sessions Wants to Crack Down on Legal Marijuana—Will Congress Let Him?

UPDATED: Limits on federal pot prosecution just got a brief extension, but medical marijuana may still be at risk. UPDATE: Congress gave the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment a temporary reprieve after this piece was originally published, extending protections until Dec. 22. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., responded by saying, "[T]wo weeks is not enough certainty," and adding, "Congress must act to put an end to the cycle of uncertainty and permanently protect state medical marijuana programs — and adult use — from federal interference.
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