VIRGINIA CONGRESSMAN PITCHING MARIJUANA "HOME RUN BALL"
By Colin A. Young
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JAN. 11, 2018....In refusing to rule out bringing federal charges against state-sanctioned marijuana businesses, U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling told pot activists and entrepreneurs earlier this week that their only path to legal safety and certainty runs through Congress.
Lelling's comment echoed what U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said about the federal prohibition on marijuana during his Senate confirmation hearing, effectively: If you don't like the law, change it.
To that, U.S. Rep. Tom Garrett of Virginia said, "Challenge accepted."
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