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Feud Between GOP Senator and Jeff Sessions Heats Up

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions broke a Trump campaign promise and rescinded the Cole Memo last month, ending protection from federal prosecution for states with legal marijuana. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) was furious and, in a tweet, said that he would block all Justice Department nominees. It appears that Sen. Gardner is a man of […]

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Categories: Federal, Government, Legalization

Mary Jane and Politics are Becoming Fast Friends

As voters legalize marijuana state after state, politicians are starting to realize that marijuana may be good for their careers. A poll last April showed that at least 64 percent of Americans approve of legalizing marijuana and 91 percent of Americans are in favor of legalizing medical marijuana. Politicians are taking notice, and many have joined forces with marijuana advocates and are either endorsing legalizing […]

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Categories: Decriminalization, Dispensaries, Economy, Enforcement, Federal, Government, Jobs, Legalization, Legislation, Licensing, Marijuana Industry, marijuana sales, Marijuana Use, Medical Benefits, medical marijuana, Nationwide

Trump Administration Rescinds Obama Weed Policy

WASHINGTON — Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Attorney General, has rescinded the federal policy which prevented federal law enforcement from prosecuting in states with legal marijuana. The Obama-era policy left legalized marijuana states to regulate and enforce state laws individually. Former Attorney General Eric Holder wrote the Cole Memo in 2013, which stipulated that the federal government would permit states to establish local laws without interference.  The […]

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Categories: Cannabis Culture, Crime, DEA, Dispensaries, Economy, Enforcement, Federal, Government, Jail Time, Jobs, Legalization, Legislation, Licensing, Marijuana Industry, marijuana sales, Marijuana Use, medical marijuana, Police, Politics, Recreational, Washington

The FDA Steps Up Pressure On CBD Products

The cannabis industry has aspirations of rapid growth in sight. That is, the industry is quickly gaining momentum, capturing more and more national attention than ever before. With the cannabis industry expected to grow at 20% or more for the next – AT LEAST – five years, the landscape is changing fast for patients, consumers, […]

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Categories: Cannabinoid, CBD, DEA, Enforcement, Federal, Health, Jail Time, Legalization, Legislation, Marijuana Industry, marijuana sales, Medical Benefits, Research

Jeff Sessions Slams Marijuana Legalization (Again)

The nation’s top law enforcer is continuing to speak out against marijuana legalization. “I’ve never felt that we should legalize marijuana,” U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Wednesday. “It doesn’t strike me that the country would be better if it’s being sold on every street corner. We do know that legalization results in greater use.” While not […]

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Categories: Enforcement, Federal, Legalization, Legislation, Marijuana Industry, Nationwide

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