Wilkinson Memo

Memorandum issued on October 8, 2014 by Monty Wilkinson, Director of the U.S. Department of Justice, titled “Policy Statement for Marijuana Issues in Indian Country.”  Enumerated and limited the federal government’s enforcement priorities with respect to marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act to prioritize enforcement of eight different types of activities, including preventing distribution to minors, diversion to states where it was not legal, or use of violence. Rescinded by the Sessions Memo of January 4, 2018.