“The DEA has lost its moral authority”: Rep. Jared Polis pulls no punches in exclusive interview

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 7:20 am • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 8:58 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff In his eight years on Capitol Hill, Congressman Jared Polis has doggedly championed cannabis legalization. For the Democrat from Colorado, it’s a matter of personal freedom, a means toward more a…

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Does FANG Have The Authority To Raid Medical Marijuana Dispensaries?

(image via Wikipedia) A trio of medical marijuana distribution centers in Genesee County have recently been raided- some places, more than once- by the Flint Area Narcotics Group, or FANG, but did the multi-jurisdictional task force have the authority to perform the raids? That’s the question raised by Komorn Law…

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Oregon Health Authority To Offer Provisional Registration To Marijuana Extract Makers

March 23, 2016Ms. Lynne SaxtonDirector, Oregon Health Authority500 Summer Street, NESalem, OR 97301-1097 Dear Director Saxton: We are writing to express concern over the possibility of a gap in the production of cannabis extracts that could deprive patients of medicinal marijuana and undermine the viability of numerous Oregon small businesses.…

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Action Alert: Oregon Health Authority Rules Advisory Committee December 14

Stand up and be heard. Below is more information via the Oregon Extractors Association: One of the things that we will be focusing on at the Oregon Extractors Association meeting on Monday, the 14th are upcoming rule changes for both medical and recreational cannabis processing. This meeting is from 6-8pm…

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Oregon Health Authority Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee Meets September 24

What: The Oregon Health Authority’s Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee is holding its monthly meeting. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda: Review purpose and agenda; review and approve August 27 minutes; Marijuana Research Group and Senate Bill 844; health effects of adolescent marijuana use; wrap-up, future topics; public…

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