Poll: Majority of Americans support legalization, want feds to step off

Published: Feb 23, 2017, 1:10 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2017, 1:16 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Americans are increasingly in favor of legalizing some form of marijuana — especially medical — and a majority across the board think the federal government should leave legal states alone. A…

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Smell of weed in Denver leads feds to big bust of Nebraska marijuana network

Published: Feb 17, 2017, 12:44 pm • Updated: Feb 17, 2017, 3:23 pm By Kirk Mitchell, Denver Post An investigation of an alleged interstate crime network all started with an anonymous tip about a pungent odor emanating from a rental home in Westminster. It was May 2, 2016, harvest time…

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House bill seeks to protect individuals in legal marijuana states from the feds

Published: Feb 10, 2017, 1:10 pm • Updated: Feb 10, 2017, 1:10 pm By Daniel M. Jimenez, The Cannifornian Could Congress step into the breach and prevent the federal government from shutting down states’ efforts to legalize cannabis? A new bill by a California representative seeks to do exactly that.…

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Update: Utah gubernatorial candidate’s wife still faces drug charges after feds decline to pursue case

Published: Oct 12, 2016, 8:16 am • Updated: Oct 12, 2016, 7:25 pm By Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A prosecutor said Wednesday that he intends to file misdemeanor drug charges against the wife of the Democratic candidate for governor after federal investigators found about…

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U.S. drug czar: The feds have dragged their feet on pot research

Published: Oct 5, 2016, 6:19 am • Updated: Oct 5, 2016, 6:19 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The U.S. government hasn’t really done what it could to further medical marijuana research, the nation’s drug czar says. Michael Botticelli, the director of national drug control policy for the Obama…

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Feds launch major raid on illegal marijuana operations in southeast Colorado

Published: Sep 28, 2016, 12:29 pm • Updated: Sep 28, 2016, 1:39 pm By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Federal agents and local law enforcement are conducting operations targeting suspected illegal marijuana grows across southeast Colorado on Wednesday. A Drug Enforcement Administration official said the agency was working with sheriff’s…

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Today: World’s Largest Medical Cannabis Dispensary To Battle Feds In Tax Court

Starting today June 6, through Friday June 10, leaders from Harborside Health Center will once again challenge the federal government, this time in Tax Court at the Federal Building, 450 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco, from 10am to 5pm. “We’re not asking for special treatment—we just want the same…

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