Under pressure, Justice Department creates internal watchdog for asset forfeiture program

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 11:15 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 11:15 am By Sari Horwitz, The Washington Post Attorney General Jeff Sessions is setting up a unit in the Justice Department to oversee a policy he reinstated to help state and local police take cash and property from people…

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Recreational sales could start this weekend in another big Nevada city

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 2:34 pm • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 2:53 pm By The Associated Press HENDERSON, Nev. — A city outside Las Vegas has approved the sale of recreational marijuana nearly four months after sales began across Nevada. The Henderson City Council on Tuesday approved applications from five…

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Crowdfunding site shuts down campaign for California cannabis farm fire victims

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 8:39 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 8:50 am By The Cannifornian, The Cannabist Staff An online payment company has shut down a fundraising campaign set up to support cannabis cultivators who’ve been impacted by the deadly wildfires in Northern California, saying marijuana remains illegal under…

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Jeff Sessions calls for “more competition” among medical marijuana growers for research

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 9:45 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 10:12 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday morning, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said there should be “more competition” among growers who supply marijuana for federal research, though he…

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Cannabis Inhaler From Israel Gives Controlled Medical Doses

3D-Printed Inhaler From Israel Gives Cannabis In Controlled Doses Israel, the epicenter of progressive cannabis culture, has just developed something else to get excited about: a 3D printed inhaler. In a feature by the Jerusalem Post, Perry Davidson, CEO of Syqe Medical, talks about his humble beginnings. Patients with terminal…

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Prohibitionist Post: 125 years covering Colorado’s love-hate affair with alcohol and cannabis

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 7:09 am • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 12:36 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff Denver has long been a premier spot for getting wasted. Back in 1859, the Denver City was founded when land speculators led by Gen. William Larimer persuaded a competing mining claim…

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NFL uses its muscle to endorse criminal justice legislation

Published: Oct 17, 2017, 1:33 pm • Updated: Oct 17, 2017, 2:06 pm By Karoun Demirjian and Beth Reinhard, The Washington Post The National Football League, still in political crosshairs over whether players should take a knee during the national anthem, is throwing its weight behind another cause in Washington’s…

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