U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, marijuana legalization supporter, to run for Colorado governor

Published: Jun 12, 2017, 11:52 am • Updated: Jun 12, 2017, 11:53 am By The Cannabist Staff U.S. Representative Jared Polis plans to join the crowded race for Colorado governor this week, The Denver Post reports. In April, The Cannabist’s Alicia Wallace sat down with Polis to talk with him…

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Surging marijuana economy could cause Sessions’ crackdown to backfire, say two former U.S. attorneys

Published: Jun 5, 2017, 11:28 am • Updated: Jun 5, 2017, 11:54 am By Jason Auslander, The Aspen Times Changing perceptions of marijuana and possible job and tax money losses could thwart Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ plans to crack down on the drug, two former U.S. attorneys said Thursday at…

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The Current State of Legalized Marijuana in the U.S. [Infographic]

The current state of legalized marijuana varies from country to country. Possession of the weed is illegal in most countries and has been since the beginning of widespread cannabis prohibition in the late 1930s. However, its possession has been decriminalized in many countries and sub-national entities in several parts of…

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U.S. Postal Service refuses to deliver box of tax cash from Alaskan pot shop

Published: Apr 27, 2017, 8:59 am • Updated: Apr 27, 2017, 10:24 am By The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — An Alaska marijuana retailer’s tax payment has been sent back to the business after the U.S. Postal Service refused to ship the money. Rainforest Farms had recently tried to send…

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