"If confirmed as Attorney General, Jeff Sessions' influence could thwart efforts toward legalization."

Federal lawsuit against Sessions and DEA says marijuana’s Schedule I status unconstitutional

A diverse cadre of cannabis advocates filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging the constitutionality of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) as it pertains to marijuana. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Drug Enforcement Agency acting administrator Charles Rosenberg were named as defendants in the lawsuit brought by a former NFL player, two children using medical marijuana,…