“The DEA has lost its moral authority”: Rep. Jared Polis pulls no punches in exclusive interview

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 7:20 am • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 8:58 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff In his eight years on Capitol Hill, Congressman Jared Polis has doggedly championed cannabis legalization. For the Democrat from Colorado, it’s a matter of personal freedom, a means toward more a…

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Johns Hopkins pulls out of marijuana PTSD study, apparently over partner questioning federal rules

Published: Mar 31, 2017, 4:06 pm • Updated: Mar 31, 2017, 4:18 pm By Aaron Gregg, The Washington Post Eighteen months after joining a study on using marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, Johns Hopkins University has pulled out without enrolling any veterans, the latest setback for the long-awaited research.…

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Marijuana legalization pulls big victories on Election Night 2016

Published: Nov 9, 2016, 8:51 am • Updated: Nov 9, 2016, 8:52 am By David Crary, The Associated Press Filling a void created by congressional inaction, voters in a scattering of states tightened gun control laws and approved increases in the minimum wage. The campaign for marijuana legalization achieved a…

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