Cannabist Show: She lobbies for policy change and education about hemp and marijuana

Published: Oct 27, 2017, 3:47 pm • Updated: Oct 27, 2017, 3:47 pm By Vincent Chandler, The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Samantha Walsh, CEO and co-founder of Tetra Public Affairs, a cannabis-centered consulting firm. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  How state laws have changed in recent years to help hemp…

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Another sports leader has change of heart on marijuana ban: Ex-NBA commish David Stern

Published: Oct 25, 2017, 10:03 pm • Updated: Oct 25, 2017, 10:14 pm By Marissa Payne, The Washington Post Former NBA Commissioner David Stern, who tightened up the league’s policy on marijuana during his tenure from 1984 until 2014, has reversed his opinion on the subject. In an interview with…

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Big change: Nevada to start handing out weed distribution licenses beyond liquor wholesalers

Published: Aug 11, 2017, 3:09 pm • Updated: Aug 11, 2017, 4:24 pm By The Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada marijuana regulators have decided to start issuing pot distribution licenses to businesses other than liquor wholesalers to keep up with overwhelming demand since legal recreational sales began July…

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Could Jeff Sessions’ new order hinder NFLPA’s push for marijuana policy change?

Published: May 18, 2017, 5:24 pm • Updated: May 19, 2017, 8:39 am By Nicki Jhabvala, The Denver Post In a two-page memo issued to his staff and made publicly available last Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered federal prosecutors to seek the toughest possible charges and sentences for drug…

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Could Jeff Sessions Marijuana Policies Bring the Sea Change that Legalization Needs?

Could Jeff Sessions Marijuana Policies Bring the Sea Change that Legalization Needs? Under the Obama administration, the marijuana industry has grown to a billion dollar industry in states like Colorado due to the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment. The amendment kept federal authorities out of stasete-legal businesess. The measure is up for renewal in Congress,…

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Congress Moves To Reschedule Marijuana After Jeffrey Sessions Tells Them To Change The Law If They Don’t Like It

Congress Moves To Reschedule Marijuana After Jeffrey Sessions Tells Them To Change The Law If They Don’t Like It As the country moves toward a federal marijuana program, Republican Virginia Rep. Griffith H. Morgan has introduced bill H.R. 715, also known as the Compassionate Care Act, on on January 27th,…

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Possible NFL marijuana policy change? What Roger Goodell has to say about it

Published: Feb 1, 2017, 5:34 pm • Updated: Feb 2, 2017, 8:15 am By Nicki Jhabvala, The Denver Post HOUSTON — The league is listening. But it wants facetime. The NFL Players’ Association recently announced its intent to propose to the league a “less punitive” approach to dealing with recreational…

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