Sessions to Reverse Obama-Era Marijuana Policy

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions attends a meeting with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Capitol Hill, November 29, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Mark Wilson)

Attorney General Jeff Sessions today is expected to rescind an Obama-era rule that allowed for legalized marijuana to flourish in individual states. Sessions will reportedly instead let federal prosecutors decide how aggressively to enforce federal marijuana law. We'll discuss the announcement and what it could mean for California.


Paul Armentano, deputy director, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Marisa Lagos, reporter, KQED's California Politics & Government Desk

Paul Chabot, founder, Coalition for a Drug Free California