This alert came through from the Cannabist  5pm (PST) 19 January

At press time, the federal government was hurtling towards a shut down, but even as a continuing resolution to fund the nation’s business dominated Congress, politicians continued to respond to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ marijuana policy shift:

Rep. Barbara Lee introduced marijuana legalization legislation that will serve a companion House bill to Sen. Cory Booker’s Marijuana Justice Act. Watch the Facebook live press conference with Lee, Booker and Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., in which the congresswoman from Oakland discusses the importance of tying restoritive justice to federal marijuana legalization.