Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Rep. Jared Polis head up bipartisan letter to Trump urging him to restore Cole Memo

Published: Jan 26, 2018, 12:05 pm • Updated: Jan 26, 2018, 2:29 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff A bicameral, bipartisan coalition of Congressional leaders Thursday asked President Donald Trump to direct Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reinstate the so-called Cole Memo. The Department of Justice earlier this month…

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Colorado Congress members send letter to Sessions, urging reinstatement of Cole Memo

Published: Jan 9, 2018, 2:11 pm • Updated: Jan 9, 2018, 6:28 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado congressional legislators fired off a letter Tuesday to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, asking that he reconsider last week’s rescission of the Cole Memo and related marijuana guidance. Democratic representatives…

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Colorado gov responds to Sessions marijuana letter questioning state’s regulatory regime

Published: Aug 24, 2017, 3:34 pm • Updated: Aug 24, 2017, 5:34 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado’s marijuana regulatory system is a model for other states, and the fledgling program could become even more robust with the federal government’s support, the state’s governor and top law enforcement…

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Sessions hits familiar, doubtful themes on marijuana regulation in letter to Alaska

Published: Aug 16, 2017, 3:27 pm • Updated: Aug 16, 2017, 3:27 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ letter to Alaska’s governor took a similar tone to his letters to other legal recreational marijuana states, questioning whether the The Last Frontier state’s regulations were adequately…

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Jeff Sessions’ letter to Oregon gov cites “pervasive illicit cannabis cultivation”

Published: Aug 7, 2017, 7:25 pm • Updated: Aug 7, 2017, 8:08 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ marijuana-related missive to Oregon’s top official zeroed in on state police findings that cannabis legalization did little to cull black market activity, and took a similar tack…

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Sessions raises “serious questions” about Colorado’s marijuana management in letter to gov

Published: Aug 4, 2017, 12:33 pm • Updated: Aug 4, 2017, 1:48 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Attorney General Jeff Sessions is questioning the efficacy of marijuana regulatory structures in Colorado in a letter to Gov. John Hickenlooper obtained by The Cannabist. The letter dated July 24 arrived…

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NCIA And ArcView Criticize NASDAQ In Letter After MassRoots Rejection

I stand with MassRoots. MassRoots was recently rejected by NASDAQ, and the National Cannabis Industry Association and ArcView Group issued a joint letter criticizing NASDAQ’s decision, and supporting MassRoots’ appeal. I don’t know a lot about the stock market, and all the details of NASDAQ’s application process, but I do…

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An Open Letter To Ohioans From ResponsibleOhio Executive Director Ian James

On November 3, after a fourteen-month conversation with voters, we heard their clear, collective voice. Though Ohioans know the status quo doesn’t work and is unacceptable, voters demanded a free market pathway that would take Ohio from prohibition to legalization. We trusted the voters throughout the process and we maintain…

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NORML’s 2015 Congressional Letter Writing Campaign

By Kevin Mahmalji, NORML Outreach Coordinator Beginning on Monday, October 26, 2015, NORML Affiliates and Chapters from across the country will begin contacting their representatives to urge them to support one of the seventeen marijuana-related bills introduced since the 114th Congress convened on January 3, 2015. Over the past few…

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