Americans split on whether Trump should take tougher approach to marijuana, even though they support MMJ

Published: Apr 17, 2017, 1:55 pm • Updated: Apr 17, 2017, 1:55 pm By Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press DENVER — Americans think it’s safer to use marijuana than opioids to relieve pain, but they were less comfortable with children and pregnant women using pot to treat medical conditions, according…

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Canadian marijuana businesses consolidating as they hedge bets on provincial regulations under legalization

Published: Apr 11, 2017, 11:27 am • Updated: Apr 11, 2017, 11:30 am By Josh Wingrove and Jen Skerritt, Bloomberg News Canada is set to detail its plans for legalized recreational marijuana, with the industry expecting a rush of mergers as companies seek a national footprint amid a patchwork of…

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ICYMI: Session’s New Controversial Statements on Pot and What they Mean for Cannabis Businesses

The latest remarks on marijuana by President Trump’s Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, continue to upset the cannabis community and business investors – but it’s what he didn’t say, that has peaked the interest of journalists covering the cannabis beat. In his prepared remarks, Sessions was slated to repeat a line…

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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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A student tries SnapChat pot deals on campus. They didn’t end well

Published: Jan 26, 2017, 8:06 am • Updated: Jan 26, 2017, 8:10 am By The Associated Press EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. — A student at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania has been charged with using the SnapChat online app to sell drugs out of his dorm room. University police began investigating…

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Lawmakers revisiting the Massachusetts marijuana law: Are they making big changes or small tweaks?

Published: Jan 16, 2017, 8:33 am • Updated: Jan 16, 2017, 8:33 am By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — Legislative leaders have made clear they are not through with making changes to the voter-approved recreational Massachusetts marijuana initiative, but it remains to be seen whether future action amounts…

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Firefighters get a surprise when they report to a smoking garage

Published: Jan 15, 2017, 10:29 pm • Updated: Jan 16, 2017, 10:29 am By Max Siegelbaum, The Denver Post PIO dash cam video captured earlier at the Yampa Street Incident shows heavy smoke conditions as Firefighters access the burning garage. pic.twitter.com/QciARW8oI2 — SouthMetroFireRescue (@SouthMetroPIO) January 16, 2017 A marijuana grow…

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