The Trump administration’s attack on legal marijuana, already stymied by large states determined not to roll back the clock, is increasingly confronting an even more politically potent adversary: military veterans.
Ordering federal prosecutors on Friday to crack down on drug offenders, Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions made clear he wants the Justice Department to turn the clock back to an earlier, tougher era in the four-decades-long war on drugs.
A group that opposes the legalization of marijuana said Wednesday that it has written a ballot initiative that would, for the most part, outlaw the drug.
The measure would do the opposite of six other measures being readied for the November 2016 ballot that would make recreational marijuana legal in California.