Highly-publicized pro-cannabis efforts have helped forge a pathway to legalization that could impact everything from employment to incarceration in the U.S. Moreover midterm elections will have major short- and long-term effects on marijuana policy. The Republican party is the largest opposition force to cannabis in the U.S. Congress and the GOP is mostly influencing pot policy. With Jeff Sessions out as attorney general, what will the legalization landscape look like? Advocates of legalization, listen up and stay politically informed.