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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Just 10 conditions qualify for Minnesota medical marijuana. But that soon could change

Published: Dec 1, 2016, 8:46 am • Updated: Dec 1, 2016, 8:46 am By The Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — More changes may be coming to the Minnesota medical marijuana program. The Minnesota’s Department of Health was expected to announce Thursday whether it would expand the program to people…

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A MODEST PROPOSAL: CANNABIS AS A PIONEER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE

by Lukian Kobzeff With the passage of Prop 64 representing a significant shift in cultural views and regulatory priorities, the State of California now has the perfect incubator industry to produce a significant shift in environmental protection. Through careful choice architecture, a term coined by behavioral economist Richard Thaler and legal…

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A stonier America: Analyzing how marijuana legalization would change the U.S.

Published: Oct 18, 2016, 8:40 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2016, 9:00 am By Keith Humphreys, Special To The Washington Post Carl Sagan was famous for intoning about “billions and billions” when describing how many stars, galaxies and planets existed in the cosmos. That mantra should be chanted by anyone…

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Rhode Island: House Budget Would Significantly Change Medical Marijuana Program

Important news out of Rhode Island. See the legislative alert I received below: In February, Gov. Gina Raimondo proposed an annual state budget that included several amendments to Rhode Island’s medical marijuana program, including hefty new fees that alarmed patient advocates. On Tuesday, the House Finance Committee approved a budget…

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