Will Sessions Throw a Wrench for Legal Cannabis in NJ?
While many states have moved to legalize medical marijuana and several others have legalized even recreational marijuana, it remains illegal at the federal level. This was never much of a problem before, because the Obama Justice Department had issued a memorandum that essentially halted the prosecution of federal marijuana prosecutions in most instances. This week, however, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded that memorandum and suggested that the federal government may once again crack down on federal marijuana crimes.
You can read more about it here and we will continue to keep you posted on how this important development may impact New Jersey’s cannabis legalization process: http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/new-jersey/2018/01/04/u-s-crackdown-could-slow-new-jersey-move-toward-legal-marijuana/1003510001/
Sean Mack is the co-chair of the Cannabis and Hemp practice and co-chair of the firm’s Litigation practice. Clients turn to Sean for his steadfast guidance, sincere interest in the success of their businesses, and extensive ...