NBA-er Karl-Anthony Towns: Time for league to allow medical marijuana

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 7:59 am • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 7:59 am By The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns believes the NBA should permit the use of medicinal marijuana. In an interview with ESPN published Wednesday, the 22-year-old Towns said he agrees with former NBA…

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Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz: Time to remove cannabis-industry-punishing 280E from tax code

Published: Nov 8, 2017, 11:11 am • Updated: Nov 8, 2017, 11:11 am By Matt Gaetz, Guest Commentary In 1981, a Tax Court judge ruled on tax deductions taken by Mr. Jeff Edmonson, a man with a unique business: the large-scale distribution of drugs. For the tax year in question,…

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Time is now to speak up about planned changes to Colorado marijuana regs

Published: Oct 10, 2017, 1:33 pm • Updated: Oct 10, 2017, 1:33 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff Colorado marijuana regulations are a-changing, and you have a chance to weigh in. The state Marijuana Enforcement Division has opened up a window for public comment on the new draft rules.…

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Ohio’s cannabis farmers won’t have much time to produce first crop

Published: Aug 11, 2017, 9:43 am • Updated: Aug 11, 2017, 9:43 am By The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Officials in Ohio say they don’t expect to issue the state’s first medical marijuana cultivator licenses until around November, at least a month later than growers expected. The Ohio Department…

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For first time, NFL offers to work with players’ union to study cannabis for pain

Published: Aug 1, 2017, 7:31 am • Updated: Aug 1, 2017, 7:32 am By Mark Maske, Washington Post IRVINE, Calif. — The NFL has written to the NFL Players Association offering to work in tandem to study the potential use of marijuana as a pain management tool for players, according…

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Out of time: California moves to “emergency” rules to keep recreational weed sales on track

Published: Jul 28, 2017, 10:37 am • Updated: Jul 28, 2017, 10:42 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Three state agencies spent more than a year drafting 211 pages of regulations for California’s medical marijuana market. And they’ve collected thousands of public comments on those proposed rules since they…

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Cowboys’ Stephen Jones: It’s time for NFL’s marijuana policy ‘to be heavily scrutinized’

Published: May 5, 2017, 7:15 am • Updated: May 5, 2017, 7:15 am By Cindy Boren, The Washington Post He isn’t exactly echoing his father, but the Dallas Cowboys’ Stephen Jones thinks it’s high time that the NFL take another look at its marijuana policy. Jerry Jones, the Cowboys’ owner…

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