Libertarian Party warns: Cut Jeff Sessions short

Alexandria, Virginia — Yesterday, January 10, 2017, the Libertarian Party warned U.S. senators to quickly reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for the position of attorney general. “Jeff Sessions is preposterously unfit for the highest law-enforcement position in the land,” said Nicholas Sarwark, chair of the Libertarian National Committee. “For one, he’s an unyielding…

Kratom Proponents Present 120,000-Signature Petition To White House To Stop DEA Rush To Ban Coffee-Like Herb In U.S., Seek Opportunity To Comment

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — Organizers of a march and rally in Lafayette Park here on September 13, 2016, presented the Obama White House with a “We The People” petition signed by 120,000 Americans opposed to a rushed and unjustified effort by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to effectively ban as early as October 1, 2016…

Father and daughter convicted for distributing their business product through voluntary exchange

Banger, Maine — This past Friday, August 19, 2016, Roger Belanger, 59, of Corinna, Maine and his daughter Kelli Mujo, 31, of Harmony and Wellington, Maine were convicted of conspiring to distribute and maintaining an inventory of products that the general public was voluntarily purchasing. Between 2002 through 2014, Belandger and Mujo ran a business selling cocaine…

DEA announces several marijuana-related actions

Washington, D.C. — The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced several marijuana- related actions earlier this month. They include actions regarding scientific research and scheduling of marijuana, as well as principles on the cultivation of industrial hemp under the Agricultural Act of 2014. DEA Publishes Responses to Two Pending Petitions to Reschedule Marijuana DEA has denied…