Trump is backing off the marijuana fight. Jeff Sessions has not.

WASHINGTON — Marijuana has enjoyed some head winds lately, even as regulating it faces an uncertain future in the Trump administration. Over the past week, Trump promised not to go after marijuana suppliers and users who are obeying their state laws, former House speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, announced his formerly…

Continue reading

Doctors backing out of recommending medical marijuana in response to Sessions memo

Published: Feb 2, 2018, 4:16 pm • Updated: Feb 2, 2018, 4:16 pm By Steve Hendrix, The Washington Post Gene Ransom’s day was ruined within minutes of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that he was giving federal prosecutors more freedom to go after marijuana transactions in states that have legalized…

Continue reading

This Colorado county not backing down: will take pot sales tax battle to state Supreme Court

Published: Jan 4, 2017, 10:14 am • Updated: Jan 4, 2017, 12:02 pm By John Aguilar, The Denver Post Adams County is not backing down in its fight to collect a tax on recreational marijuana sales, announcing Wednesday morning that it will bring its case to the Colorado Supreme Court.…

Continue reading

California’s Prop. 64: Who’s backing it, who’s fighting it and why?

Published: Oct 25, 2016, 8:58 am • Updated: Oct 25, 2016, 8:58 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, Orange County Register Supporters of Proposition 64, which would legalize recreational marijuana for Californians 21 and older, have raised 15 times more money than opponents. Definitive guide to marijuana on the 2016 ballot:…

Continue reading