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By Alex Visser
WNPA Olympia News Bureau 

Gov. Inslee lashes back at Sessions on marijuana

Trump’s Attorney General: Marijuana a ‘dangerous drug’

 


Washington Gov. Jay Inslee expressed a defiant attitude last week toward U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who announced on Thursday the rescinding of Obama-era guidelines that assisted the legalization of non-medical marijuana in Washington, seven other states and the District of Columbia.

Sessions’ announcement came via a memo to U.S. attorneys, in which he referenced the illegality of possessing and distributing marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act. The attorney general suggested that such legislation confirms that marijuana is a “dangerous drug.”

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