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Jeff Sessions, in his own words

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions adamantly opposes legalizing marijuana. But this position may not be in his own self-interest.

A study published last month by the medical journal Nature Medicine found that when older mice were given low doses of THC, the chemical in cannabis that makes people high, the rodents’ learning and memory improved to the level of younger mice.

Researchers are planning to repeat the study on 60-to-70-year-old humans to see whether they, too, have improved memory when consuming pot. After the attorney general’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday afternoon, he might be a prime candidate for the study.

Here, pulled from the hearing transcript, is Jeff........

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