Local Colorado officials lead new national coalition challenging Sessions’ Cole Memo moves

Published: Jan 31, 2018, 2:38 pm • Updated: Jan 31, 2018, 3:40 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Elected officials from across Colorado are leading a national coalition of state politicians asking U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to convene a task force to align federal and state cannabis laws.…

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California proposes coalition of marijuana states — and armored cars for tax cash

Published: Nov 7, 2017, 11:49 am • Updated: Nov 7, 2017, 1:02 pm By Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — California should use armored cars to transport hundreds of millions of dollars in cash tax payments expected next year with the state’s legal marijuana market, the…

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Constance Therapeutics And Gridiron Cannabis Coalition Partner To Advance Whole Plant Cannabis Extract Research

One of my favorite organizations is the Gridiron Cannabis Coalition. Members like former NFL player Kyle Turley are doing big things to push cannabis reform and change minds. Below is info about the organization’s most recent project. Brain injuries are a serious thing, and all the research that can be…

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Vermont Coalition To Regulate Marijuana Launches TV Ad Campaign Featuring Former AG

A new television ad featuring Vermont’s former top law enforcement official speaking out in support of regulating marijuana will begin airing statewide on Tuesday, just as lawmakers are taking a close look at the issue. The ad — viewable online at https://youtu.be/Fk45yWMjtRc — will appear on WCAX, CNN, Fox News Channel,…

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Kyle Turley And The Gridiron Cannabis Coalition Are A Huge Asset To The Reform Movement

(image via Vice.Com) I first heard about the Gridiron Cannabis Coalition from my buddy Kaliko. He had ran into some of the people that are with the organization, and sent me some texts and links. The more I checked them out, the more I was intrigued. The organization has a…

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Texas Coalition To Inject Marijuana Debate Into State Legislative Races

Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy to Mobilize Activists Statewide in Effort to Inject Marijuana Policy Debate Into 2016 State Legislative Races; New Texas Lyceum Poll Finds Three Out of Four Voters Support Reform Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy will hold an advocacy training event Saturday in San Antonio that will…

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Coalition Demands Due Process For Father And Husband Deported For Minor Marijuana Convictions

A coalition of immigrant rights and criminal justice reform advocacy organizations are calling on Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Office of Chief Counsel to allow green card holder Garfield Kenault Lawrence (A# 045 612 966) who was deported away from his U.S. Citizen wife and child to Jamaica, to reopen his…

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Campaign Finance Report Shows Michigan Cannabis Coalition Is Almost Out Of Money

It’s Opposite Day in Michigan; the grassroots campaign to legalize marijuana in Michigan has good resources, and the campaign originated by wealthy businesspersons has a bank account that’s nearly empty. Michigan’s state government has authorized two different groups proposing to legalize the adult use, possession and distribution of marijuana to…

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