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 [...]

More Seeds For Transformation Planted This Week

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, -

The Trump Administration continues to plant more seeds for the coming era of transformation that we have written about in recent newsletters, Preparing for the Coming Age of Transformation and [...]

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 [...]

Session’s Anti-Marijuana Move Might Be Good For Legalization

By Tom Angell for -

For the past several years, the marijuana industry and its customers have been relying on a piece of paper — an Obama-era document known as the Cole memo — to indulge in their business and [...]

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 [...]

LA Brings Social Equity To Marijuana Sellers

By Thandisizwe Chimurenga, -

LOS ANGELES – Beginning in January in Los Angeles, individuals who are low-income and/or have had a conviction for a marijuana-related offense will enjoy priority status when it comes to applying [...]

Non-Intoxicating CBD Is Under Attack: Police Raids & FDA Warnings

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By Martin A. Lee for Project CBD - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which defers to the DEA on cannabis-related matters, considers CBD to be an experimental pharmaceutical undergoing [...]

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 [...]

Feds Seek Information On Legal Medical Marijuana Patients

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By Staff for WBZ. The federal government is asking the state of Massachusetts to turn over information on the 40,000 patients who were prescribed medical marijuana. The request coming from [...]

The Great Pot Monopoly Mystery

By Amanda Chicago Lewis, -

By Amanda Chicago Lewis for GQ. The search for the hidden forces that might soon control the marijuana industry began, as many wild journeys do, in Las Vegas. It was last November, and I was [...]

Marijuana Arrest Capital, NYC Police Focus On Black People

By Phillip Smith, -

By Phillip Smith for AlterNet - Last month, the Drug Policy Alliance released a report noting that marijuana arrests under New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio continue to be marked by shocking [...]

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 [...]

Colorado’s Marijuana Tax Revenue Now Exceeds Half A Billion Dollars

By Ryan Grenoble, -

By Ryan Grenoble for The Huffington Post - In the three-and-a-half years since the state began allowing adults to purchase marijuana for recreational use, cannabis has contributed more than half [...]

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 [...]

Nevada Becomes Fifth State Where You Can Buy Legal Marijuana

By Matt Ferner , Nick Wing, -

By Matt Ferner , Nick Wing for Huff Post. Adults who are at least 21 years old can now legally purchase recreational marijuana from select retail shops in Nevada. Sales began just after [...]