The Boston Strangler – How Landlords Control Massachusetts Marijuana Licensing Now

The Boston Strangler – How Landlords Control Massachusetts Marijuana Licensing Now What looked good on paper has turned into a nightmare for cannabis businesses The road to hell is paved with good intentions, and the Pubic Policy college degree was created to find the potholes and fix them. I should know,…

Continue reading

Psychologist Believes Cannabis On Campus May Control Binge Drinking

Psychologist Believes Cannabis On Campus May Control Binge Drinking Canada:  University of British Columbia clinical psychologist Zachary Walsh says that he doesn’t think school campuses will see big changes once recreational cannabis is legalized, reports CBC News. Walsh is currently working with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study…

Continue reading

Gov. Walker’s pick for Alaska Marijuana Control Board withdraws after losing police chief job

Published: Mar 12, 2018, 6:36 pm • Updated: Mar 12, 2018, 7:13 pm By Becky Bohrer, Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — The man nominated by Gov. Bill Walker to fill the public safety seat on Alaska’s marijuana regulatory board has withdrawn from consideration after losing his law enforcement job. Travis…

Continue reading

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’…

Continue reading

CBD on the international stage: WHO committee delving into science, control status of cannabis compound

Published: Sep 20, 2017, 1:58 pm • Updated: Sep 20, 2017, 1:58 pm 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…

Continue reading

Report: White House plans to slash funding for fed Drug Control Policy office

Published: May 5, 2017, 2:35 pm • Updated: May 5, 2017, 2:35 pm By Peter W. Stevenson, The Washington Post On Friday, Politico’s Dan Diamond reported that the White House will gut funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the executive branch agency coordinating efforts to fight the…

Continue reading

Is federal Drug Control Policy office on the chopping block in fed budget?

Published: Feb 22, 2017, 1:43 pm • Updated: Feb 22, 2017, 1:44 pm By Daniel M. Jimenez, The Cannifornian Moving to cut domestic spending a month into his presidency, Donald Trump may be turning to an unlikely candidate to achieve savings: The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.…

Continue reading