Jeff Sessions: Marijuana Can’t Be Safer Than Alcohol Because ‘Lady Gaga Says She’s Addicted To It’
Yes, the potential next Attorney General of the United States actually said that. Sessions has opined his negative view of marijuana several times throughout his career in congress. With half the country voting for legal marijuana initiatives, one has to wonder if the potential next Attorney General is in step with the American public.
Just as important as the American peoples attitudes toward cannabis is the future of the multitude of companies that have staked their futures, and invested fortunes, in the cannabis industry. With a Schedule I drug classification, in the same club as heroin and cocaine, the potential of cannabis as a major medicinal product remains in limbo. The expectations of many in the cannabis industry has been that the US Government would take a more progressive view of cannabis and reschedule the plant in the near term. That expectation could be in serious trouble.
“Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” Yes, Jeff Sessions also said that.