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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Sessions

Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III (born December 24, 1946) is an American politician and lawyer serving as the 84th and current Attorney General of the United States since 2017. Sessions previously served as a United States Senator from Alabama from 1997 to 2017. He is a member of the Republican Party. From 1981 ...

www.cnn.com/2018/01/04/politics/jeff-sessions-cole-memo/index.html

Jan 4, 2018 ... Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday rescinded a trio of memos from the Obama administration that had adopted a policy of non-interference with marijuana-friendly state laws.

www.apnews.com/19f6bfec15a74733b40eaf0ff9162bfa

Jan 4, 2018 ... WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration threw the burgeoning movement to legalize marijuana into uncertainty Thursday as it lifted an Obama- era policy that kept federal authorities from cracking down on the pot trade in states where the drug is legal. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will now leave ...

www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2018/01/05/why-jeff-sessions-marijuana-crackdown-is-going-to-make-legalization-more-likely

Jan 5, 2018 ... Jeff Sessions hates marijuana. Hates it, with a passion that has animated almost nothing else in his career. “Good people don't smoke marijuana,” he has said. He even once said about the Ku Klux Klan, “I thought those guys were okay until I learned they smoked pot.” He says that was a joke, but even so, ...

www.politico.com/story/2018/01/04/jeff-sessions-marijuana-policy-us-attorney-enforcement-324020

Jan 4, 2018 ... Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Thursday that he was rescinding an Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, prompting quick pushback from at least two Republican senators from states that allow its use. In a long-awaited move, ...

www.justice.gov/ag

5 days ago ... Meet the Attorney General. Jeff Sessions. Attorney General of the United States. Jeff Sessions was sworn in as the 84th Attorney General of the United States on February 9, 2017 by Michael R. Pence. President Donald J. Trump announced his intention to nominate Mr. Sessions on November 18, 2016.

www.justice.gov/ag/staff-profile/meet-attorney-general

Jan 16, 2018 ... Jeff Sessions was sworn in as the 84th Attorney General of the United States on February 9, 2017 by Michael R. Pence. President Donald J. Trump announced his intention to nominate Mr. Sessions on November 18, 2016. Prior to becoming Attorney General, Mr. Sessions served as a United States Senator ...

thehill.com/people/jeff-sessions

Biographical Data, Jefferson (Jeff) Beauregard Sessions. Occupation: United States Attorney General, 2017 - Present. Education: University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. Huntingdon College, B.A.. Residence: Mobile, AL. Children: Mary, Ruth, Sam. Political Affiliation: Republican. Marital Status: Married, Mary. Country of ...

www.marketwatch.com/story/jeff-sessionss-justice-department-set-to-rescind-policy-protecting-states-that-legalize-marijuana-2018-01-04

Jan 7, 2018 ... For an industry that was expected to generate roughly $40 billion in economic impact by 2021, Thursday's move by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his Justice Department to rescind an Obama-era policy used as a protection for states that have legalized marijuana could be a major blow.