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#CatoConnects: The Retrograde Federal War on Pot

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Date and Time
January 19, 2018 3 - 4 PM EST
Featuring Trevor Burrus (@tcburrus), Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Caleb O. Brown (@cobrown), Director of Multimedia, Cato Institute.

Since Colorado became the first state to allow for the sale of recreational marijuana, United States drug policy has been on shaky and unpredictable ground. Just this month U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has thrown out Obama‐​era guidance to protect businesses and individuals in states that have legalized cannabis for medical and recreational purposes. Now that federal prosecutors have additional discretion, what’s next for the feds’ reinvigorated war on pot?

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