Feds working on new marijuana banking guidance, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin tells Congress

Published: Feb 15, 2018, 11:29 am • Updated: Feb 15, 2018, 2:56 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff Issuing updated marijuana banking guidance is “at the top of the list” for the U.S. Treasury Department, according to Sec. Steve Mnuchin. “I can tell you we’re working on it as…

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Marijuana will be “way bigger” than craft beer, Lagunitas Brewing founder tells cannabis industry leaders

Published: Feb 7, 2018, 5:54 pm • Updated: Feb 7, 2018, 6:04 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A former Budweiser executive was “way, way wrong” when he likened the cannabis industry to craft beer, the founder of Lagunitas Brewing Co. told marijuana industry leaders. “I think (cannabis) is…

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Snoop Dogg tells Cali student suspended for sharing posts of him: Call my lawyer

Published: Feb 6, 2018, 6:37 am • Updated: Feb 6, 2018, 6:37 am By The Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. — Snoop Dogg says he has the back of a California high school basketball player who was suspended from her team for posting a photo of the rapper holding what appears…

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MassRoots now headquartered in Denver co-working space, repaying its debt obligations, CEO tells shareholders

Published: Feb 1, 2018, 5:36 pm • Updated: Feb 1, 2018, 5:52 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana tech firm MassRoots Inc. has relocated its corporate headquarters to a Denver co-working space after being evicted from its office space last month, the company’s CEO told shareholders Thursday. The…

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Girl can use medical marijuana at school, Illinois attorney general tells federal court

Published: Jan 15, 2018, 10:59 am • Updated: Jan 15, 2018, 10:59 am By The Associated Press CHICAGO — The Illinois attorney general’s office on Friday told a federal court it will allow a suburban Chicago school district to administer medical marijuana to an 11-year-old leukemia patient to treat her…

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Guy stopped with 3,100 pounds of weed tells cop, “It’s just a little — I can throw it out”

Published: Sep 26, 2017, 9:55 am • Updated: Sep 26, 2017, 10:49 am By Gabrielle Porter, The Daily Sentinel A Mesa County, Colorado sheriff’s deputy was driving south on 29 Road in Fruitvale Saturday afternoon with his window down when he smelled something fishy. Well, skunky. The patrol deputy, who…

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It’s about time our president tells us where exactly he stands on marijuana

Published: Apr 14, 2017, 5:28 pm • Updated: Apr 14, 2017, 5:32 pm By Jared Polis, Special To The Denver Post Editor’s note: The Denver Post opinion pages solicited commentary from various marijuana policy and industry leaders, as well as the public, for a special cannabis-themed edition of the Sunday…

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Congress Moves To Reschedule Marijuana After Jeffrey Sessions Tells Them To Change The Law If They Don’t Like It

Congress Moves To Reschedule Marijuana After Jeffrey Sessions Tells Them To Change The Law If They Don’t Like It As the country moves toward a federal marijuana program, Republican Virginia Rep. Griffith H. Morgan has introduced bill H.R. 715, also known as the Compassionate Care Act, on on January 27th,…

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CDC Tells Doctors To Stop Urine Testing Patients For THC

(image via Twitter) The National Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published their “Guideline for Prescribing Opioids For Chronic Pain, United States 2016? on March 18. In it was a statement of discouragement of urine testing for THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana, and a warning against terminating treatment…

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