Op-ed: Maine’s governor wants to ignore the will of voters. He’s not alone

Published: Nov 9, 2017, 9:51 am • Updated: Nov 9, 2017, 9:54 am By Josh Silver, Special To The Washington Post Less than a day after voters in Maine voted to expand Medicaid in their state, Gov. Paul LePage (R) moved quickly to subvert their democratic will, announcing Wednesday that…

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Why President Trump Will Leave Legal Marijuana Alone

Can Trump ‘Trump’ Marijuana? Personally, I hate talking about Trump. However, today we have to do so since Trump did say some pretty ‘aggressive’ things about cannabis and the cannabis industry. This right after Congress essentially tied up Jeff Sessions’ hands in relation to prosecuting legal medical marijuana businesses in…

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Here’s how Jeff Sessions has disrupted marijuana industry with words alone

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 8:14 am • Updated: Apr 22, 2017, 1:22 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff As cannabis enthusiasts celebrate 4/20 across the country, the long shadow of the Trump Administration isn’t just a major buzz kill — it has also has sent chills across a blossoming…

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Marijuana activists will be far from alone at Inauguration Day protests

Published: Jan 19, 2017, 12:00 pm • Updated: Jan 19, 2017, 12:00 pm By Theresa Vargas, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – If all goes as planned, Ethan Miller will be standing among 100 people near one of the checkpoints to enter the inauguration viewing area on Friday, loudly chanting: “When…

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Federal Judge To DEA: Leave Law Abiding Medical Marijuana Businesses Alone

Yesterday, a federal judge lifted an injunction against one of California’s oldest medical marijuana dispensaries. The injunction can no longer be enforced in the wake of a congressional spending amendment passed by Congress last year—the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment—that precluded the Department of Justice from spending funds on prosecuting dispensaries in compliance…

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