Jeff Sessions Departs, Whitaker Steps in as Cannabis Industry Reacts

By Danny Reed for mg

“Attorney General Sessions was one of the last remaining prohibitionists in Washington,” David Mangone, attorney, and Director of Government Affairs Americans for Safe Access, a national group that advocates for cannabis research and the rights of patients. With “Sessions’ departure, we are closer than ever to changing outdated and misinformed federal policy when it comes to cannabis, particularly when it comes to recognizing the medical uses of the plant for a number of debilitating conditions,” - David Mangone