Chair of Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board resigns, says Sessions’ move ends feds “looking the other way”

Published: Jan 5, 2018, 10:00 am • Updated: Jan 5, 2018, 10:00 am By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young on Thursday ripped the U.S. Department of Justice over a shift toward tougher marijuana enforcement, calling the move a “direct violation of states’…

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Chair of Massachusetts cannabis commission allays fears about his “no” vote on legalization

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 6:14 pm • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 6:18 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON –The state’s top marijuana regulator pledged Wednesday to implement Massachusetts’ recreational cannabis law and do his best to meet an ambitious timetable for licensing and opening retail stores in the…

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Chair of Alaska marijuana board under fire for potential conflict of interest

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 8:11 am • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 8:11 am By The Associated Press SOLDOTNA, Alaska — The chairman of the board that regulates Alaska’s legal marijuana industry is defending himself against conflict of interest questions. Peter Mlynarik told Soldotna radio station KSRM he was involved in…

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Chair Of The Marijuana Law Section Of The Michigan State Bar Is Excited For The Opportunity

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Local attorney Bernard Jocuns is ready to charge forward with his most recent appointment: Chair of the newly-formed Marijuana Law Section of the Michigan Bar Association. In order to devote sufficient energy into the new Section, a first in the nation, he must step down…

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Sign The Petition To Remove Debbie Wasserman Schultz As DNC Chair Over Marijuana Hypocrisy

(image via Wikipedia) Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chair of the National Democratic Committee (DNC), is completely opposed to legalizing cannabis, referring to it as a “mind-altering substance” comparable to heroin. Despite this opposition, Schultz receives thousands of dollars in donations from the alcohol industry, including from lobbying groups such as Bacardi USA,…

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