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Sessions cracks down on marijuana legalization

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a memo to all U.S. Attorneys, rescinded the policy which allowed states to legalize marijuana with little to no government interference.

What's next: It'll be up to U.S. attorneys to decide how to enforce federal laws banning marijuana use. This will likely increase confusion as to whether states can legalize marijuana in opposition to federal law.

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