1. Jeff Sessions personally asked Congress to let him prosecute medical marijuana providers. Jeff Sessions has asked congressional leaders to take away the federal medical marijuana block that has removed the ability for federal funds to be used in going after medical marijuana related industries. This letter comes with a sign statement from President Trump indicating skepticism of medical marijuana protections.
2. The Australian Greens just won a Senate vote to let terminally ill people import their own medicinal cannabis. The Greens leader of Austrailia just won a month long campaign to let terminally ill people import medicinal marijuana. Labor’s spokesperson of health, Catherine King, said the change will mean fewer barriers and more efficient access to medicinal cannabis.