Jeff Sessions May Be Free to Unleash Feds on Marijuana

Political reports that Rohrabacher-Farr, a little-known and even less discussed amendment that protects state-legal medical marijuana programs from federal interference, is close to expiring. If the government shuts down at the expiration of the current continuous resolution on December 22, or if negotiations in an upcoming appropriations conference committee fail to insert it in the…

7 “Naughty” Words Echo George Orwell’s Ministry of Truth

Washington Post reports that the Trump administration told multiple agencies in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) not to use certain phrases in official documents. Officials who asked that their names and agencies remain anonymous, told The Washington Post that they had been given a list of “forbidden” words similar to the one given to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).