California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who was among those signing the letter to Congress, said in a statement that "the future of small and local licensed [cannabis] businesses has been clouded by the Trump administration's relentless attacks on progress, in conflict with the will of voters".
The situation creates all sorts of headaches for customers and businesses alike and means many transactions are cash-only.
The fight centers around the ability of legalized medical or recreational marijuana businesses to bring their commerce to banking institutions.
"Conflicting state and federal legislation is nothing new in the marijuana industry and continues to be a risk factor for licensed marijuana businesses", said Karima Rizk, who hopes to open a cannabis cafe in Easthampton.
Chelsea in talks to sign Roma's Dzeko
Palmieri recently changed his global allegiance to Italy and cost Roma £1.7 million from Brazilian club Santos. But the Brazilian left-back is now close to completing a move to Stamford Bridge, according to The Sun .
"Yet those revenues often exist outside of the regulated banking space", the January 16 letter says.
Cole authored what came to be called the "Cole memo" giving USA attorneys around the country "the latitude to use prosecutorial discretion" in pursuing pot cases in states where pot use had been decriminalized or legalized.
Even under state law, marijuana can not be used in public spaces, similar to restrictions on alcohol.
Andrew Lelling, the US attorney for MA, said last week that while he understood the desire for guidance on the federal approach to that state's recreational marijuana law, he "cannot provide assurances that certain categories of participants in the state-level marijuana trade will be immune from federal prosecution".
"With Delaware and New Jersey poised to legalize cannabis in 2018 we think Pennsylvania is ready to join the conversation", said Chris Goldstein of South Philly NORML, "We can save more than 70 million tax dollars every year by stopping marijuana possession arrests alone, and we can see more than 300 million in new tax revenue for the commonwealth with retail cannabis".
Apple 'text bomb' can crash iPhones with a single message
Your mobile device could even freeze for a few minutes, then respring, aka exit the app and send you back to the lock screen. On a Mac, the bug also slows the Safari web browser down and drains battery levels. "My intention is not to do bad things".
Under its new law, Vermont residents can carry up to an ounce of marijuana for personal, recreational use and grow, though commercial sales are still prohibited.
Sessions' action makes the need for congressional action to get marijuana cash into a regulated banking sector even more urgent, the attorneys general argued. "This unacceptable and we will continue to advocate for safe, legalized access to recreational adult-use marijuana in MA".
A spokeswoman for Dave Freed, the new US attorney in Harrisburg, said only that criminal investigations and prosecutions "will be based on a fair and transparent fact-intensive inquiry of individual cases".
Sessions rescinded the 2013 Cole Memo, which deferred to states on enforcing marijuana laws.
Under a current appropriations rider, the Department of Justice is barred from spending money to interfere with state medical cannabis laws or people following them.
Another was a dispute over port security equipment involving a company Melgen owned in the Dominican Republic. Walls declared a mistrial after individually interviewing members of the jury when it remained deadlocked.
Regional train services were also disrupted on Friday, particularly in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's most populous state. In Belgium one woman driving through the Beausart Wood area near Brussels died when a tree fell on her vehicle .
Anderson was driving 'all over the roadway and failed to maintain a single lane on numerous occasions, ' according to the report. Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reported last month the trial date for that case was pushed back from December 26 to March 19.
It was his first attempt to play competitive baseball since his junior year of high school, the spring of 2004. His power and athleticism impressed scouts and eventually led to him signing with the Mets that September.
Russian Federation denies meddling in Britain's vote to exit the European Union, known as Brexit , or in the 2016 U.S. elections. Facebook's new search in Britain will require the company's security experts to go back and analyze historical data.
The 37-year-old achieved every accolade available in the sport including the World Cup, the Champions League and the Ballon d'Or . He later moved to the Gremio senior team in 1998 and then went to Europe to play for French club Paris St-Germain in 2001.
It plans to make its final decision this year. "All the proposals showed tremendous enthusiasm and creativity". It also offered to partner with local universities for a new program tailored for Amazon's workforce.
There are now some 2,000 USA troops in Syria, mainly training local forces to root out remaining extremist strongholds. The YPG and Turkish forces inside Syria have accused each other of shelling around the Afrin region in recent days.
It is an independent agency, not a Palestinian institution. "There has already been a reduction of aid in recent years", she said. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he was "very concerned" about the impact on the region.
In the first Test too, India's miserable batting led to the defeat despite a brilliant show put up by the bowlers. Ajinkya Rahane , who didn't play the first two Tests, averages 53.44 in away conditions compared to 33.63 at home.
Neymar recorded another individual landmark as Paris Saint-Germain thumped desperate Dijon 8-0 in Ligue 1 on Wednesday. Just to rub salt into the wound, Neymar buried a penalty past Reynet in the 83rd minute.
Microsoft is working on a new Xbox Elite Controller
Multiple leaks appear to have uncovered a new Elite controller that builds on lessons learned from the first model. And the thumbsticks will get an adjustable tension mechanism, a feature Microsoft detailed in a patent last month.
Wild Oats XI awaits Syd-Hob protest ruling
If the protest is upheld his crew will be hit with a time penalty of at least five minutes. "Everyone is a genius in hindsight". But if Wild Oats finishes ahead of Comanche , a formal protest could play a crucial role in determining the victor .
The cryptocurrency crash is here
Don't blindly invest in something without doing proper and thorough research, and never invest what you can't afford to lose. Other currencies like Ripple , Ethereum , BitcoinCash and Litecoin have experienced steep falls.
Russian Federation condemns murder of Kosovo Serb politician
Ivanovic's death raises questions over global peacekeeping in the region, an area critics say is unable to govern organized crime. Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanović was killed in a drive-by shooting outside his party headquarters Tuesday.