V.27 No.46 | 11/15/2018
Goodbye, Sweet Prince
Sessions gets the boot
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been sent to the Island of Misfit Toys—there to spend eternity in limbo, watching a TV that only plays CNN and wiping his watery eyes.
V.27 No.33 | 8/16/2018
Sessions: “We'll Enforce Federal Law”
The day the laughter died
Jeff Sessions is broken, drivers to be tested on (and for) THC and the cost of FDA-approved CBD-powered Epidiolex is revealed.
V.27 No.28 | 7/12/2018
Bad News is So Hard to Find
Even the FDA is playing ball
FDA says it doesn't need a "negative monograph" for cannabis; Republican Party of Texas puts cannabis decriminalization into platform; Chuck Schumer introduces bill in US Senate to decriminalize cannabis and give control to states; Senate Appropriations Committee criticizes Jeff Sessions for blocking research.
V.27 No.24 | 6/14/2018
Summer Sessions Watch
AG Softens in the Heat
Mr. Magoo wipes his glasses, Trump suggests he'll support the STATES Act and N.M. gubernatorial candidates are looking less likely to legalize.
V.27 No.6 | 2/8/2018
State of the States
Drug Policy Alliance Releases New Report
Vermont legislature legalizes (no ballot initiative!); report released on financial and public safety benefits for states that have legalization so far; N.M. looks for better protection from feds than the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment; study explains difficulties of chemical (rather than behavioral) tests for impairment.
V.27 No.4 | 1/25/2018
We Can Smell Our Own
Sessions an easy enemy for lawmakers
A bipartisan group of lawmakers came out in the House of Representatives to criticize Jeff Sessions and show support for pro-cannabis bills and New Mexicans got a reminder that they should keep their meds in a safe place where children can't find them.
V.27 No.2 | 1/11/2018
'My Boyfriend's Back'
Sessions just can't help himself
Jeff Sessions reverses the Cole Memorandum policy, causing chaos in the business community and the GOP.
V.26 No.49 | 12/7/2017
Sessions Makes Waves, Again
(But not really)
Sessions mentions "rational policy" which could mean anything and a study says cannabis might reduce opioid use.
V.26 No.44 | 11/2/2017
Math and the Attorney General
Even Sessions doesn't know what his plan is
With 51 percent of Republicans (and 64 percent of Americans) reporting as being in favor of legalizing cannabis, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in the awkward position of discovering that everything he believes is wrong.
V.26 No.40 | 10/5/2017
Fall Sessions Watch
DoJ to review Cole Memo, but Rohrabacher-Farr extended. DEA head resigns.
V.26 No.36 | 9/7/2017
Sessions gets some hate mail
Jeff Sessions has already made it clear that he isn't going to believe something just because it's true. The problem isn't his poorly sourced claims or his deceptive use of data. The problem is all these poindexter lawmakers trying to get him to use his head.
V.26 No.32 | 8/10/2017
Reading Program Cut From Local Schools
Albuquerque loses Reads to Lead funding and AG Jeff Sessions says Albuquerque is ineligible for National Public Safety Partnership funds.
V.26 No.31 | 8/3/2017
Sessions' Hand Gets Slapped
… Inches from the cookie jar
Rohrabacher-Farr amendment renewed, Massachusetts Supreme Court rules in favor of medical cannabis-using employee, and Doña Ana County Detention Center Director busted.
V.26 No.27 | 7/6/2017
Summer Sessions Watch
Every effort Jeff Sessions makes to block the legalization of cannabis only strengthens the opposition. Why? Because we hate Sessions, and anything he says is bullshit.
V.26 No.10 | 3/9/2017
Trump Administration Just Said “No”
Cannabis prohibition: better than no cannabis at all
While there will be a tense and thorny road ahead for those states with better cannabis laws than ours, Jeff Sessions might have just single-handedly made America pro-legalization.