Under pressure, Justice Department creates internal watchdog for asset forfeiture program

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 11:15 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 11:15 am By Sari Horwitz, The Washington Post Attorney General Jeff Sessions is setting up a unit in the Justice Department to oversee a policy he reinstated to help state and local police take cash and property from people…

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Cannabist Show: This duo creates clothing for hip-hop artists and old-school smugglers

Published: Oct 6, 2017, 1:31 pm • Updated: Oct 6, 2017, 3:05 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Witt Rabon and Jamar Brown, co-founders of Dro clothing. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Designing the perfect look for today’s cannabis culture, evolving with the modern consumer. •  Learning from the…

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Vermont gov creates commission to study cannabis legalization issues

Published: Sep 7, 2017, 3:00 pm • Updated: Sep 7, 2017, 3:00 pm By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has established a Marijuana Advisory Commission that will study the best way to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state. The commission created Thursday…

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New DEA rule on marijuana extracts, CBD creates commotion in cannabis industry

Published: Dec 15, 2016, 4:01 pm • Updated: Dec 15, 2016, 4:22 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A little three-page document published this week in the U.S. Federal Register sent some fairly big shock waves through the cannabis industry. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration filed a final rule…

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Bureau Creates Opportunity For MILegalize By Suggesting Petition Denial

The Michigan Bureau of Elections today issued a Staff Report containing a recommendation for the Board of State Canvassers to not certify the petitions submitted by the MILegalize marijuana legalization campaign. That’s a good thing, said MILegalize Chair, attorney Jeffrey Hank. “The Bureau gave the expected response- but the speed…

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