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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Comey Confirms: Lynch Tried to Influence Clinton Investigation

The Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee got the former director of the FBI to admit in testimony Thursday that a top Democrat tried to influence and downplay a major investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email practices in 2016. Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), the Intel Committee chairman, raised the subject of Comey’s most infamous actions –… Please follow and like us:

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Privacy traded away for security in America

Last week, The Wall Street Journal revealed that members of the intelligence community – part of the deep state, the unseen government within the government that does not change with elections – now have acquired so much data on everyone in America that they can selectively reveal it to reward their friends and harm their foes.… Please follow and like us:

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