You might feel paranoid visiting the Drug Enforcement Administration museum

WASHINGTON – Two kinds of people visit the Drug Enforcement Administration Museum and Visitors Center: those who could pass a DEA background check, and those who could not and become increasingly paranoid that they are about to be unmasked and arrested, perhaps by the gift shop cashier. Both kinds of…

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N.J. medical marijuana program ‘stifled’ under Christie administration, says Gov. Murphy

Published: Jan 23, 2018, 11:16 am • Updated: Jan 23, 2018, 11:59 am By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday ordered his administration to review New Jersey’s medical marijuana program, which he says has been “stifled” over the past eight years. The Democrat signed an…

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Trump administration angers vulnerable Republicans with marijuana crackdown

Published: Jan 5, 2018, 8:58 am • Updated: Jan 5, 2018, 8:59 am By James Hohmann, The Washington Post With the proposed crackdown on marijuana, the Trump administration created huge political headaches Thursday for scores of Republicans who were already facing a tough environment in 2018. Attorney General Jeff Sessions…

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Even Koch network thinks Trump administration heading wrong direction on marijuana

Published: Jun 25, 2017, 3:09 pm • Updated: Jun 26, 2017, 7:58 am By John Frank, The Denver Post COLORADO SPRINGS — The Trump administration’s tough talk on marijuana is creating an unusual alliance: pot smokers and the conservative Koch political network. Mark Holden, one of the influential network’s top…

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It took the Trump Administration just a month to turn Obama-era drug policy on its head

Published: Jun 2, 2017, 11:36 am • Updated: Jun 2, 2017, 11:36 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post My third son, William, was born on April 28. I’ve spent the past month or so getting to know him (thanks, Washington Post’s generous parental leave policy!), and not paying much…

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To understand the Trump administration, look at their renewed war on drugs

Published: May 30, 2017, 3:05 pm • Updated: May 30, 2017, 3:05 pm By Danielle Allen, Special To The Washington Post What’s the standard line on President Donald Trump these days? That he’s an erratic creature of no fixed commitments and no stable policy objectives? Not so fast. In fact,…

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Veterans Urge the Trump Administration to Allow Marijuana Research

Veterans are one of the largest demographics in this country that stand to make a giant impact in ending cannabis prohibition federally, and now Veterans urge the Trump Administration to allow marijuana research. As more research is being done, especially now that our country has more states with legalized cannabis policies, the results…

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DEA asks Colorado for info on marijuana crimes, “for the new administration”

Published: Apr 1, 2017, 9:19 am • Updated: Apr 3, 2017, 8:01 am By John Ingold, The Denver Post Amid speculation about how the Trump administration will confront marijuana legalization in states such as Colorado, a Drug Enforcement Administration supervisor has sent an e-mail to a prosecutor in the state…

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Trump administration desire to separate recreational weed from medical is impractical at best

Published: Mar 3, 2017, 2:49 pm • Updated: Mar 3, 2017, 3:26 pm By Jennifer Kaplan, Bloomberg When it comes to marijuana, medical is good, recreational is bad, according to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. At the Green Man Cannabis store in Denver, the difference is no wider than…

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