California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, medical marijuana champion, facing tough GOP primary challenge

SANTA ANA, Calif.–Rep. Dana Rohrabacher was already having a tough election year. The Orange County Republican has drawn more than a half-dozen Democratic challengers, some of whom have raised more money than the 15-term congressman. Election handicappers declared his race a toss-up, protesters have shown up at his home and…

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How advocates are inspiring members of Congress to champion national CBD oil legalization

Published: Jun 26, 2017, 9:34 am • Updated: Jun 26, 2017, 11:01 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound touted for its medicinal promise — but marijuana- and hemp-derived extracts rich in CBD and low in intoxicating THC are facing a future yet to…

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Why you shouldn’t be surprised that Trump loyalist Roger Stone is a champion of legal marijuana

Published: Apr 6, 2017, 9:14 am • Updated: Apr 6, 2017, 9:19 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Roger Stone caused an internet sensation last week when he wrote a blog post on his website imploring the Trump administration not to interfere with marijuana legalization efforts. In doing so,…

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Leonard Marshall, NFL Super Bowl Champion, To Keynote Cannabis World Congress In New York

(image via tristateupdate.com) Providing personal insight as a successful business entrepreneur and former champion NFL player diagnosed with CTE, Leonard A. Marshall, Jr., will be an enlightening Keynote speaker at the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition, (CWCBExpo), at the Javits Center in NYC.  Taking place June 15-17, 2016, CWCBExpo…

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