Girl can use medical marijuana at school, Illinois attorney general tells federal court

Published: Jan 15, 2018, 10:59 am • Updated: Jan 15, 2018, 10:59 am By The Associated Press CHICAGO — The Illinois attorney general’s office on Friday told a federal court it will allow a suburban Chicago school district to administer medical marijuana to an 11-year-old leukemia patient to treat her…

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Guns or marijuana? Firearm-owning cannabis users facing a choice

Published: Jan 15, 2018, 12:31 am • Updated: Jan 15, 2018, 12:31 am By Mark Scolforo, The Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — The federal government says grass and guns don’t mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump…

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Op-ed: New Hampshire’s gov won’t sign marijuana bill. And that’s a good thing

Published: Jan 12, 2018, 2:28 pm • Updated: Jan 12, 2018, 2:28 pm By The Portsmouth Herald Editorial Board The following editorial was published in the The (Portsmouth) Herald, Jan. 12, 2017: You’ve got to wonder what members of the New Hampshire House were smoking on Tuesday when they voted…

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Colorado’s Senators tell U.S. Treasury: Don’t touch marijuana banking

Published: Jan 12, 2018, 7:09 am • Updated: Jan 12, 2018, 4:51 pm By Mark K. Matthews, The Denver Post WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner of Colorado have asked the U.S. Treasury to keep in place Obama-era rules that allow banks to serve marijuana companies —…

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Hemp industry lawsuit challenging DEA’s position on CBD picks up support of 28 U.S. legislators

Published: Jan 12, 2018, 4:29 pm • Updated: Jan 12, 2018, 4:29 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A bipartisan congressional coalition pushed back on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s assertion that cannabidiol and extracts derived from hemp are Schedule I substances. Twenty-eight legislators including Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.,…

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Ex DEA Agent Now a Successful Executive in the Cannabis Industry

Ex DEA Agent Now A Successful Executive In The Cannabis Industry A former US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) agent is now a big name in the booming cannabis industry. Patrick Moen is managing director of Privateer Holdings, a Seattle-based cannabis investment firm. Privateer Holdings’ portfolio includes other big names in…

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