Cole Memo author joins National Cannabis Roundtable as adviser

Cole Memo author joins National Cannabis Roundtable as adviser

Author: mjbizdaily

The National Cannabis Roundtable announced the formation of a new advisory board this week, and its members include former Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Cole, the author of several influential U.S. Department of Justice memos that paved the road for the modern U.S. marijuana market nearly a decade ago.

Cole adding that he’s “looking forward” to being part of the federal legalization debate as Congress continues grappling with marijuana-related bills such as the MORE Act, the SAFE Banking Act and the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act.

Cole, who served in the Obama administration’s DOJ from 2010 to 2015, was the principal author of three separate memos.

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