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Keep Calm and Carry On: U.S. Cannabis Industry Reacts to Jeff Sessions' Pot Policy Change



Perry Salzhauer, an attorney with the Green Light Law Group in Oregon, told MERRY JANE by phone, "The important thing about the release today is not about what it does say, it's about what it doesn't say."

Salzhauer notes the Department of Justice did not mention any changes regarding enforcement priorities. At the moment, when it comes to the War on Drugs, the DOJ has prioritized the opioid crisis as public enemy number-one. "If this is followed up with new enforcement priorities," he cautions, "then we've got a problem. A big problem."

Salzhauer's sentiments were echoed by David Feuerstein, a New York-based attorney and partner at the law firm Feuerstein-Kulick. He told MERRY JANE that rescinding the Cole memo "doesn't change that much."

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