Nevada sells a lot more weed in its adult-use rollout than other states

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 7:18 pm • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 8:12 pm By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — The first month of legal sales of recreational marijuana in Nevada significantly outpaced the opening month of sales in other states where it’s legal for adult use. The…

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Denver gets a little help from other states, nations as it hosts annual marijuana regulatory conference

Published: Sep 22, 2017, 1:57 pm • Updated: Sep 22, 2017, 1:57 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Denver once again will play both host and marijuana authority to policy makers from around the globe seeking to learn the nuts and bolts — and the twists and turns —…

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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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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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Medical marijuana states cautiously optimistic Congress will resist Sessions

Published: Aug 23, 2017, 11:20 am • Updated: Aug 23, 2017, 12:40 pm By Paige Winfield Cunningham, The Washington Post Congress will likely renew protections next month for state medical marijuana laws — but pro-pot lawmakers and advocates are still watching nervously in case Attorney General Jeff Sessions launches a…

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Sessions’ marijuana task force report gives him no ammo to go after legal states

Published: Aug 4, 2017, 3:31 pm • Updated: Aug 4, 2017, 3:40 pm By Sadie Gurman, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The betting was that law-and-order Attorney General Jeff Sessions would come out against the legalized marijuana industry with guns blazing. But the task force Sessions assembled to find the…

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Senate committee, rejecting request from Sessions, keeps protection for medical marijuana states

Published: Jul 27, 2017, 1:24 pm • Updated: Jul 27, 2017, 1:56 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved an amendment to protect state medical marijuana programs from federal interference, despite a written request from Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this year that they…

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