Trump says he’ll support protections for legal marijuana. Here’s what politicians and cannabis insiders are saying.

Politicians and cannabis industry insiders, alike, were surprised Friday morning by Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s announcement that he has struck a deal with President Donald J. Trump that would protect states’ marijuana laws from federal interference. In a statement that summarized much of the reaction, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), the…

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Why The FDA Doesn’t Want You Saying Cannabis Cures Cancer

FDA Smokes Out On Companies Touting Cannabis’ Cancer-Curing Properties The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearly thinks that cannabis’ cancer-curing properties is fake news. This week, the FDA sent a message to companies who manufacture and sell cannabis products claiming that it can “prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure cancer”. Four…

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage vetoes marijuana bill, saying federal future of legalization “uncertain”

Published: Nov 3, 2017, 10:09 am • Updated: Nov 3, 2017, 12:09 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Republican Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a bill passed by the Maine legislature 11 days ago to regulate the retail sale of marijuana. The Maine Legislature is set to return Monday…

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Trump pressured Peña Nieto to stop saying Mexico won’t pay for border wall

Published: Aug 3, 2017, 8:30 am • Updated: Aug 3, 2017, 8:46 am By Greg Miller, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump made building a wall along the southern U.S. border and forcing Mexico to pay for it core pledges of his campaign. But in his first White…

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