Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: “From a legal and scientific perspective, marijuana is an unlawful drug.”

Published: Jun 13, 2017, 10:27 am • Updated: Jun 13, 2017, 4:53 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared before the Senate and House Appropriations committees Tuesday to discuss the Justice Department’s budget, and was faced with questions on law enforcement, the investigation into…

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Why President Trump Will Leave Legal Marijuana Alone

Can Trump ‘Trump’ Marijuana? Personally, I hate talking about Trump. However, today we have to do so since Trump did say some pretty ‘aggressive’ things about cannabis and the cannabis industry. This right after Congress essentially tied up Jeff Sessions’ hands in relation to prosecuting legal medical marijuana businesses in…

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What Nevada medical marijuana businesses have to do to be legal to start recreational sales

Published: May 19, 2017, 10:26 am • Updated: May 19, 2017, 10:26 am By John Schroyer, Marijuana Business Daily DENVER — Now that Nevada has approved an early start to recreational cannabis sales, existing medical marijuana companies in the state are readying for a burst of new business that could…

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Vermont Legislature Passes Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults

We have been following the legislature in Vermont particularly closely this session as you can see by our articles here and here.  The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) released this news about the marijuana legalization bill circulating through both the Vermont State Senate and House that has been approved and is…

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Philly mayor continues to advocate legal weed, calling for sales at state liquor stores

Published: May 11, 2017, 11:36 am • Updated: May 11, 2017, 11:36 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney says recreational marijuana use should be legal in Pennsylvania and says the best place for it to be sold is state-run liquor stores. He tells WHYY’s “Radio…

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