Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to raid every marijuana dispensary in every state that has legalized cannabis for medicinal or recreational use, but he knows that he doesn’t have the resources, according to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.
“I’ve talked to Attorney General Sessions a couple times, and he is very clear. He’s saying that more Americans enjoying any kind of drug makes the country weaker, not stronger. He’s very clear on that,” Governor Hickenlooper recently told Rolling Stone. “Attorney General Sessions said, ‘I think it makes the country weaker, not stronger,’ and then [he] said, ‘But we don’t have the resources to police marijuana dispensaries, and we know that our priority has to be heroin and meth and human trafficking.'”
So instead, Sessions is trying to disrupt cannabis business and halt the push for marijuana reform by threatening a crackdown that he knows cannot be executed.
“He just wants people to be very