• September 28, 2020

Tags : Department of Justice

Impeachment Inquiry into AG Barr Picks Up Steam

Impeachment is once again being discussed in the marble halls of the U.S. Capitol. Only this time it’s not in regard to President Donald Trump. This time the effort, which is still just in the early information gathering stage, is aimed at Attorney General William Barr for allegedly using the gravitas of the Department of […]Read More

Trump Admin Could Let Researchers Study Marijuana Dispensary Products, Scientist Argues After DOJ Memo Released

A scientist in a case that forced the release of a previously “secret” Justice Department document about federally authorized marijuana research this week is now calling on Congress to urge administrative action to more rapidly expand studies into the therapeutic potential of cannabis. Sue Sisley of the Scottsdale Research Institute (SRI) and attorneys representing her […]Read More

US Marijuana Research Policy Violated International Law For Decades, DEA Lawsuit Memo Reveals

Scientists have successfully forced the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to release an internal document that was allegedly used to justify delaying the approval of additional marijuana manufacturers for research purposes. And it reveals that the Justice Department feels that the current licensing structure for cannabis cultivation has been in violation of international treaties for decades. […]Read More

New Justice Department Memo Aims To Block ‘Habitual Marijuana Users’ From Buying Guns

The Department of Justice has issued a new advisory requiring gun dealers in one state to conduct federal background checks on all unlicensed gun buyers because existing policies, the government argues, have enabled “habitual marijuana users” and other disqualified individuals to obtain firearms illegally. Though cannabis is legal for adults under Michigan state law, it […]Read More

Trump Administration Defends Students’ Rights To Discuss Marijuana Legalization On Campus

The Department of Justice defended students’ rights to discuss marijuana legalization on campus in a federal court filing on Monday. While cannabis may be federally illegal, the Justice Department sided with a Mississippi student who filed a lawsuit against his school after he was allegedly prevented from talking about the issue earlier this year, arguing […]Read More

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