The Sessions Letters: The first four states to legalize marijuana respond to attorney general’s missives

Published: Aug 25, 2017, 3:39 pm • Updated: Aug 25, 2017, 3:40 pm By The Cannabist Staff Over the past 10 days, the governors of the first four recreational marijuana states sent responses to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ July 24 letters outlining concerns about each state’s program. Sessions’ letter was…

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Trump Promised Millions Of New Jobs So Legalize Cannabis

They Promised Jobs…so Legalize Cannabis! Every single President of the United States have promised the country “more jobs” however they are ignoring one of the fastest and most lucrative industries in the nation. If they truly wanted to increase jobs they would simply legalize cannabis and hemp nationally, end the…

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Kentucky gov and AG ask judge to dismiss lawsuit to legalize medical marijuana

Published: Jul 14, 2017, 9:15 am • Updated: Jul 14, 2017, 9:15 am By John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear want a Frankfort judge to dismiss a lawsuit calling for the legalization of medical marijuana in Kentucky. In a motion filed Monday in…

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A plea from Texas to Willie Nelson: Your influence is needed in fight to legalize weed

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 7:20 am • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 5:56 pm By Neal Pollack, The Cannabist Staff AUSTIN, Texas — In May, Rolling Stone asked Willie Nelson if there’s any “downside” to smoking weed. Nelson replied: “I haven’t run into any yet. I guess if you go somewhere…

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Connecticut GOP not on board for Dems’ proposal to legalize marijuana to balance budget

Published: May 16, 2017, 2:14 pm • Updated: May 16, 2017, 2:14 pm By The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Democratic legislative leaders are proposing to legalize the retail sale of marijuana, authorize at least one new casino and “pave the way for tolls in Connecticut” as ways to balance…

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