Anchorage Assembly asks state to allow marijuana consumption in retail stores

Published: Jul 14, 2017, 7:32 am • Updated: Jul 14, 2017, 7:40 am By Devin Kelly, Alaska Dispatch News July 12 — ANCHORAGE — The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday urged state marijuana regulators to pass laws allowing tourists and locals to smoke or consume marijuana in retail shops, saying it’s…

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Jeff Sessions has asked Congress to allow him to prosecute medical marijuana providers

Published: Jun 13, 2017, 7:32 am • Updated: Jun 13, 2017, 12:25 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Attorney General Jeff Sessions is asking congressional leaders to undo federal medical marijuana protections that have been in place since 2014, according to a May letter that became public Monday. The…

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Florida GOP lawmakers shoot down bid to allow smoking of medical marijuana

Published: Jun 8, 2017, 1:56 pm • Updated: Jun 8, 2017, 1:56 pm By The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida legislators are spending their second day of a special session wrangling over money for public schools and medical marijuana. House Democrats on Thursday wanted to allow the smoking of…

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Veterans Urge the Trump Administration to Allow Marijuana Research

Veterans are one of the largest demographics in this country that stand to make a giant impact in ending cannabis prohibition federally, and now Veterans urge the Trump Administration to allow marijuana research. As more research is being done, especially now that our country has more states with legalized cannabis policies, the results…

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New federal bill would allow banking for marijuana businesses

Published: Apr 27, 2017, 12:20 pm • Updated: Apr 27, 2017, 12:25 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana businesses can’t openly bank and congressman Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., is hoping to change that. Perlmutter on Thursday introduced the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act), legislation that…

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List: U.S. states and territories that allow medical marijuana for PTSD

Published: Feb 14, 2017, 1:33 pm • Updated: Feb 14, 2017, 1:57 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff More than 20 states — plus Washington, D.C., and two U.S. territories — have an allowance for medical marijuana to be used in treating PTSD. Efforts are underway to add Colorado…

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Would You Go To Jail For Cannabis If Your Religion Didn’t Allow You To Apply For A Medical Card

As cannabis laws change worldwide, and with what could be drastic changes coming in a few short weeks, an interesting case of a “right to bear cannabis” was sent in by Rev. Dr. Anne Armstrong of the Healing Church of Rhode Island.  There will be a hearing coming up to…

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