Tagged: jeff sessions

Update: Asa Hutchinson, Others React to DOJ Policy Change on Marijuana

by Lance Turner 1/4/2018 2:47 pm

The news may have some in Arkansas' burgeoning medical marijuana industry — and the employers who are trying to get handle on how the industry affects the workplace — wondering how it might affect them.

Update: Sessions Ending Federal Policy That Let Legal Pot Flourish

by Sadie Gurman, The Associated Press 1/4/2018 12:33 pm

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded an Obama-era policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, creating new confusion about enforcement and use just three days after a new legalization law went into effect in California.

Trump Rescinding DACA Program Protecting Young Immigrants

by Associated Press 9/5/2017 11:35 am

President Donald Trump on Tuesday began dismantling the government program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children.

Lessons In Leadership (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/31/2017 12:00 am

President Trump’s treatment of Attorney General Jeff Sessions provides an important lesson in how not to be a leader, and leadership is something that businesspeople deeply care about.

As Marijuana Industry Beckons, Banks Just Say No

by Gwen Moritz 7/24/2017 12:00 am

On one side is a new industry desperately needing local banking services. On the other side are bankers salivating at potential deposits and fee revenue. Between them is a federal government that outlaws marijuana.

US Charging 412 in Health Fraud Schemes Worth $1.3B

by Associated Press 7/14/2017 11:17 am

U.S. prosecutors have charged more than 400 people, including two dozen in Arkansas, with taking part in health care fraud and opioid scams that totaled $1.3 billion in false billing.

Opposition Led by Tom Cotton Takes Aim at Criminal Justice Overhaul

by Associated Press 2/10/2016 7:06 am

A handful of Senate Republicans dealt a severe blow to an overhaul of the criminal justice system in Congress, with U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton calling the legislation "a massive social experiment in criminal leniency."