Jeff Sessions questioned the research on marijuana mitigating the opioid abuse epidemic. Here is a summary of what is currently known

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressed doubt that marijuana could help mitigate the opioid abuse epidemic. Here is a run-down on the current research.http://www.thecannabist.co/2017/03/01/sessions-marijuana-opioid-research/74584/

Garrett introduces legislation to remove marijuana from controlled substances list | Congressman Tom Garrett

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today 5th District Congressman Tom Garrett introduced legislation aimed at federally decriminalizing marijuana. The short title for this legislation is cited as the “Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017.” If passed, this bill would take marijuana off the federal controlled substances list – joining other industries such as alcohol and tobacco. … More Garrett introduces legislation to remove marijuana from controlled substances list | Congressman Tom Garrett