Just days after retail sales of recreational marijuana became legal in California, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new marijuana enforcement policy that calls for rescinding the long-standing, lenient policy set by the Obama Administration. Now it is up to the individual U.S. Attorney’s Offices to determine whether and how to pursue criminal prosecutions in their districts.
For more information, see the article by Matthew F. Nieman and Kathryn J. Russo of Jackson Lewis, P.C. in the following link:
U.S. Department of Justice Reverses Hands-Off Enforcement Policy on Marijuana