Trump administration targets recreational pot, placing marijuana businesses at risk

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding an Obama-era federal policy that provided legal shelter for marijuana sales in states that have allowed recreational pot, placing thousands of marijuana businesses operating legally under state law at risk of federal raids and seizures. The Justice Department move plunged California’s fledgling recreational pot market into further uncertainty,… Please follow and like us:

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Congress Should Protect Americans from Unjust Property Seizure

Members of Congress brought renewed attention to a legislative effort to halt efforts by the Department of Justice to restart one of the most controversial civil-forfeiture practices, so-called “adoptive” forfeitures. The practice, part of the equitable sharing program, allows state and local law enforcement to seize property in their jurisdictions and then hand it over to… Please follow and like us:

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US Justice Department mulls special prosecutor to probe Clinton Foundation

The US Justice Department has asked prosecutors to examine alleged misconduct at the Clinton Foundation and the controversial Obama-era sale of a uranium firm to Russia, according to a letter obtained by broadcaster NBC. The letter also raises the possibility of a special prosecutor being appointed to investigate the longstanding Republican grievances, which opposition Democrats have… Please follow and like us:

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DOJ Sues Company For Allegedly Hiring Foreign Workers Over Qualified Americans

The Justice Department announced Thursday that it has filed a lawsuit against an agricultural services company for allegedly rejecting American citizen applicants in favor of foreign guest workers. Colorado-based Crop Production Services Inc. discriminated against at least three U.S. citizens by refusing to employ them as seasonal technicians in Texas, instead hiring temporary foreign workers under… Please follow and like us:

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Sessions says free speech rights are ‘under attack’ at schools. But he sides with Trump on NFL protests

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions pushed the Justice Department into a roiling culture war on Tuesday with a fierce defense of free speech on college campuses — even as he sided with President Donald Trump in condemning NFL players who protest during the national anthem. Sessions thus put the administration on both sides of a… Please follow and like us:

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Jesse Eisinger: Prosecutors Are Too Chicken to Rein In Wall Street

Acute fear of failure permeates the United States judicial system when it comes to prosecuting top-level corporate executives for malfeasance; ergo, they simply walk away without punishment. Case in point: No chieftains from the big banks went to jail for their wrongdoings in the financial crisis, and rich and powerful white-collar fraudsters in other major industries… Please follow and like us:

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Far-Left ‘Antifa’ Agitators on the Rise in the Age of Trump

When self-described anti-fascists showed up in force Saturday to oppose a rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, some of them turned violent, according to media reports and eyewitness accounts. President Donald Trump did not specify radicals who operate under the banner of Antifa, an abbreviation for anti-fascist or anti-fascist action, when he said Tuesday that… Please follow and like us:

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Sessions warns leakers: ‘Don’t do it’

Attorney General Jeff Sessions WASHINGTON – As the Trump administration struggles to deal with a flood of leaks, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ramping up the Justice Department’s efforts to find the leakers and prosecute them. “I have this message for our friends in the intelligence community. The Department of Justice is open for business and… Please follow and like us:

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Putin Defends Trump, Calls Russia Probe Excuse For Loss

Russian President Vladimir Putin is echoing U.S. President Donald Trump, accusing the Democratic Party in the U.S. of refusing to accept its loss in the November elections, and continuing to blame Russia rather than move on. “When that happens, I think it would be much easier for us to do work,” Putin said. The Trump administration… Please follow and like us:

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Marijuana Stocks Are Sky High

This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool. The marijuana industry is the hottest thing since sliced bread, and marijuana stocks are thriving as a result. Here’s a quick rundown of how some of the industry’s largest players’ stock prices have performed over the trailing 12 months: GW Pharmaceuticals: up 35% Canopy Growth Corp.: up 248%… Please follow and like us:

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Trump Rebuffs Reports of White House Chaos

U.S. President Donald Trump is trying to knock down reports that his White House is engulfed in turmoil. “Don’t let the FAKE NEWS tell you that there is big infighting in the Trump Admin.,” Trump wrote in a comment on his Twitter account Tuesday. “We are getting along great, and getting major things done!” Trump offered… Please follow and like us:

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Trump scorches Obama, teaches GOP how to fight back

TAMPA, March 6, 2017 – Only 24 hours after a widely praised address to the Joint Session of Congress, the Trump White House found itself back on the defensive. The liberal media, and democrats, keep pounding the Russia drum, and by the end of the week Attorney General Jeff Sessions was weakened. President Trump then again… Please follow and like us:

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Media See Russian Conspiracies Everywhere

The by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that he had met with Russia’s ambassador to the United States touched off a frenzy by major media organizations to link the two men to something nefarious. The New York Times put together a timeline demonstrating proximity in time between events involving Sessions and Russian covert activity. Axios published a… Please follow and like us:

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