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Marijuana Foe Jeff Sessions Is OUT, But Is That A Good Thing?

The cannabis industry expressed relief at the resignation/firing of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, but is it too quick for toast of...

Donald Trump Will Overrule Jeff Sessions On Criminal Justice Reform

Should Sessions try to block any efforts in overhauling the criminal justice system, he’d be overruled by Trump himself. Here's why the matters to the cannabis community.

Congress Approves Bill To Expand Medical Marijuana Research

If it goes the distance, medical marijuana research in the United States could make significant strides from where it has stood for more than the past five decades.

The ‘Strange Bedfellows’ In Congress Want To Scrub Nonviolent Marijuana Records

If the bill passes, it could substantially open job and workplace opportunities for those with criminal records due to their past marijuana convictions.

Op Ed: Donald Trump Must Answer For Marijuana Smear Team

Why might the White House be moving in this direction on cannabis policy? It flies in the face of public opinion as well as the president’s promises on the campaign trail and to a senator of his own party.

How Are Politicians Responding To Trump’s Anti-Marijuana Committee?

The committee’s mission stands in stark contrast to the overwhelming support from the public over marijuana legalization.

Did The White House Create A Secret ‘Reefer Madness’ Committee?

Memos and emails detail an underground Marijuana Policy Coordination Committee aimed at reversing the positive support cannabis has received in the public.

Elizabeth Warren Reveals How Jeff Sessions ‘Catalyzed’ Marijuana Legalization 

The Massachusetts Senator also shared how the STATES Act came to be behind the scenes.

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Trump Administration Doubles Down on Anti-Marijuana Position

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The Deafening Silence Of Cannabis In The Democratic Debate

Nevada legalized cannabis via a ballot initiative in 2016, and the location of the debate presented a perfect opportunity for debate moderators to engage the issue.