5 reasons why Jeff Sessions’ drug war reboot will fail

5/12/17–In US Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ sentencing memo for cannabis enforcement, he orders US attorneys and their subordinates to “charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense” in nearly all cases, “including mandatory minimum sentences.” Sessions sees a nation keening with 52,000 overdose deaths every year, and he believes there is too much complacency about drugs. His answer? Bring back the days of D.A.R.E., “Just Say No,” and hard prison time for two joints. Sessions firmly believes a franchise reboot will fail, and outlines 5 reasons why. Read