Jeff Sessions Marijuana Rolling Papers Are A Thing

By Phillip Smith, -

A group supporting the legalization of marijuana has come up with a nifty fundraising scheme: Rolling papers with the attorney general's image on the packaging. Who better to poke fun at than the [...]

States Mull “Sanctuary” Status For Marijuana Businesses

By Becky Bohrer, -

JUNEAU, Alaska — Taking a cue from the fight over immigration, some states that have legalized marijuana are considering providing so-called sanctuary status for licensed pot businesses, hoping [...]

Mixed Reactions In Legal Marijuana States By US Attorneys To New DOJ Policy

By Bruce Kennedy and Alex Pasquariello, -

It’s been a month since U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo, Obama-era Department of Justice guidance on enforcement of federal law in states that legalized marijuana in [...]

8 Things That Happen When We Legalize Marijuana

By Phillip Smith, -

The great social experiment that is marijuana legalization is now five years old, with six states already allowing legal marijuana sales, two more where legal sales will begin within months, and [...]

Recriminalizing Cannabis Is Worse Than 1930s “Reefer Madness”

By Miriam Boeri, -

In the 1930s, parents across the US were panicked. A new documentary, "Reefer Madness," suggested that evil marijuana dealers lurked in public schools, waiting to entice their children into a [...]

Movement Against Sessions On Marijuana Growing

By Staff, The Cannabist -

There is still no one in Congress who has come out in support of Attorney General Jeff Sessions backward steps on marijuana in either chamber of Congress. He stands alone. In addition, support [...]

Impacts Of Sessions’ Reversal Of DOJ Marijuana Policy

By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist -

The article below by Alicia Wallace a Denver, CO reporter for the Cannabist, describes the decisions by Attorney General Sessions to re-state the Department of Justice policy on marijuana law [...]

Sessions Reverses DOJ Policy, Allows Marijuana Prosecutions In Legal States

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration threw the burgeoning movement to legalize marijuana into uncertainty Thursday as it lifted an Obama-era policy that kept federal authorities from [...]

Serving Life In Prison For $5 Worth Of Marijuana

By Tana Ganeva, -

By Tana Ganeva for AlterNet - Deedee Kirkwood is a hippie housewife in Camarillo, a scenic beach town in California outside of Los Angeles. When she was younger, she followed the Grateful Dead on [...]

Massachusetts Governor Signs Bill To Allow Recreational Pot

By Reid Wilson, -

By Reid Wilson for The Hill - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) has signed a new measure that sets in motion a nearly yearlong process to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after months [...]

Marijuana Legalization Is Decreasing Violent Crime In Border States

By W. E. Messamore, -

By W. E. Messamore for IVN - In a paper published by The Economic Journal last month, a study by the Norwegian School of Economics in partnership with the Pennsylvania State University Department [...]

Small Marijuana Growers Create Marijuana Coops To Scale Up

By Paul Roberts, -

By Paul Roberts for Leafly - Markets, like ecosystems, respond to massive disruption with a wave of experimentation and adaptation—and that’s certainly been the story in California’s cannabis [...]

Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana

By Lisa Rough, -

By Lisa Rough for Leafly - A decree issued by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today confirmed that Mexico has legalized cannabis for medicinal use after overwhelming support from Mexico’s [...]

It’s Time To Legalize Marijuana And Abolish The Drug Czar

By Mike Ludwig, -

By Mike Ludwig for Truthout - With its lengthy name and familiar acronym, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws is one of the oldest pro-legalization lobbies on Capitol Hill, [...]

Jeff Sessions Issues Ominous Warning On State Marijuana Legalization

By Ryan J. Reilly and Matt Ferner, -

By Ryan J. Reilly and Matt Ferner for The Huffington Post - WASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday restated his opposition to marijuana use and offered an ominous warning about [...]

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