PBS NewsHour

New federal guidance raises questions for legal marijuana

Clip: 01/07/2018 | 4m 30s

California this week joined a growing list of states and the District of Columbia where it is now legal to sell marijuana. But on Thursday Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama-era policy that discouraged federal prosecutors from bringing charges in places where marijuana is legal under state law. John Hudak, of the Brookings Institution, joins Hari Sreenivasan to assess the reversal.

Aired: 01/07/18

Rating: NR

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