Willie Nelson video interview: America’s political divde, Jeff Sessions and marijuana

Published: Jul 25, 2017, 1:58 pm • Updated: Jul 25, 2017, 1:59 pm By Libby Casey, The Washington Post In an interview with The Washington Post aboard his tour bus, Willie Nelson urged Americans to bridge what he calls a great divide in politics. At 84 years old, Willie Nelson…

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Colorado Springs head shops accused of illegal marijuana sales; 13 indicted

Published: Jul 25, 2017, 3:33 pm • Updated: Jul 25, 2017, 5:28 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff Two Colorado Springs head shops are at the center of a 13-person indictment announced Tuesday. The alleged criminal enterprise running the two storefronts illegally distributed nearly 200 pounds of cannabis. The…

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Federal lawsuit against Sessions and DEA says marijuana’s Schedule I status unconstitutional

Published: Jul 25, 2017, 7:10 am • Updated: Jul 25, 2017, 8:31 am By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A diverse cadre of cannabis advocates filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging the constitutionality of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) as it pertains to marijuana. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Drug…

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Redhat Ralph Week 12: Summer Cannabis Events and Dispensary Touring

This week includes the Oregon Cannabis Industry Meet-up at Prism House on Tuesday, the Fore Twenty Golf Tournament on Thursday, and the 30th Annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival from Friday, June 30 through Tuesday, July 4.  In between these gatherings is the continuation of my Dispensary Tour, continuing my wander…

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Jeff Sessions Sued in Lawsuit Challenging the Constitutionality of the Controlled Substances Act

“Beleaguered” Attorney General Jeff Sessions was named a defendant today in a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Controlled Substances Act as it pertains to Cannabis/Marijuana. This comes on the heels of our post about Sessions and his secret weapon against weed.  In a 90-page Complaint (which can be…

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Drive to get veterans access to medical marijuana hinges on House committee vote

Published: Jul 24, 2017, 1:27 pm • Updated: Jul 24, 2017, 3:03 pm By Nikki Wentling, Stars and Stripes WASHINGTON – A measure allowing veterans easier access to medical marijuana garnered bipartisan support in Congress last year and nearly became law. A vote Monday could be the end of the…

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