Report: White House plans to slash funding for fed Drug Control Policy office

Published: May 5, 2017, 2:35 pm • Updated: May 5, 2017, 2:35 pm By Peter W. Stevenson, The Washington Post On Friday, Politico’s Dan Diamond reported that the White House will gut funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the executive branch agency coordinating efforts to fight the…

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Vermont House approves expansion of medical marijuana, including option to both grow and buy

Published: May 2, 2017, 7:44 am • Updated: May 2, 2017, 7:44 am By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont lawmakers have approved a modest expansion to the state’s medical marijuana program, giving people access to the drug for a wider range of diseases and allowing more dispensary locations.…

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Colorado House votes to bar cops from helping with federal marijuana crackdown

Published: Apr 26, 2017, 2:46 pm • Updated: Apr 26, 2017, 6:44 pm By The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado may prohibit law enforcement officers from assisting in a potential federal marijuana crackdown. The state House voted 56-7 Wednesday to bar public employees from assisting federal agents in “arresting a…

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West Virginia medical marijuana bill gets House OK; here’s what’s ahead

Published: Apr 4, 2017, 3:20 pm • Updated: Apr 4, 2017, 3:53 pm By The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s House voted Tuesday to legalize doctor-prescribed marijuana to treat certain medical conditions following Senate passage of a similar measure last week. The bills approved 76-24 by the House…

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