Second judge agrees Denver can’t ban drug users from parks without hearing

Published: Oct 27, 2017, 10:25 am • Updated: Oct 27, 2017, 10:25 am By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post A second judge ruled this week that the Denver Parks and Recreation’s temporary ban of drug users from parks violates the right to due process. District Court Judge William D. Robbins…

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Without Congressional action, medical marijuana at risk from Sessions

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 8:38 am • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 8:42 am By Michael Dresser and Evan Halper, The Baltimore Sun Maryland’s medical marijuana program, finally about to launch, could remain grounded if Congress fails to extend limits on federal prosecutions for using and selling the drug. Under pressure…

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Can Nevada casinos cash in on cannabis industry without breaking federal law?

Published: Sep 21, 2017, 7:59 am • Updated: Sep 21, 2017, 8:36 am By Regina Garcia Cano, The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday ordered a committee to make policy recommendations on the interactions between the state’s long-established gambling industry and a budding, yet exceedingly…

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Take a trip to Jamaica without leaving your kitchen in “Cooking with Herb” by Cedella Marley

Published: Jul 31, 2017, 5:53 pm • Updated: Jul 31, 2017, 6:01 pm By Special To The Cannabist Editor’s note: In Cedella Marley’s new book “Cooking with Herb,” she shares cannabis-enhanced recipes brimming with Jamaican flavors. She also offers a peek into the family life of her well-known parents, Bob…

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Since 2007, the DEA has taken $3.2 billion in cash from people without charging them with a crime

Published: Mar 29, 2017, 1:08 pm • Updated: Mar 29, 2017, 1:11 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post The Drug Enforcement Administration takes billions of dollars in cash from people who are never charged with criminal activity, according to a report issued Wednesday by the Justice Department’s Inspector General.…

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Colorado governor suggests he may veto pot clubs bill without changes

Published: Mar 8, 2017, 7:39 pm • Updated: Mar 9, 2017, 2:56 am By John Frank and Alicia Wallace, The Denver Post Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday expressed reservations about two major pieces of marijuana legislation in Colorado — in one case citing concerns about the Donald Trump administration’s potential crackdown.…

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