German power producers are poised to pay customers to use electricity this weekend. Wind generation is forecast to climb to a record on Sunday, creating more output than needed and driving electricity prices below zero. It would be the first time this year that the average price for a whole day is negative, not just for specific hours.
Earlier this year, a federal court in New York found resident Bryant Hudson guilty of structuring charges and sentenced him to ten years in prison and a hefty $500,000 fine. Structuring is a crime that is very easy to unknowingly commit, and California cannabis businesses stuck operating cash-only transactions must be on high-alert.
In his letter, Sessions questions the power of the Cole Memorandum – a set of guidelines from the Obama Administration designed to give federal prosecutors clarity on how to operate in states that have legalized retail marijuana – and said that the Department of Justice's authority to enforce federal law in states that have legalized marijuana remains unaltered.