Health Canada’s Crackdown on the Illegal Cannabis Market Punishes Medical Patients, Again!

It can be recalled that in December 2020, Canada’s health agency reported it had discovered that many of the medical cannabis breeders in the country had been, and are still, diverting their products into the recreational cannabis market. This discovery was worrisome because it was unclear if these realizations were…

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Denver crackdown on marijuana tour buses heads to court while city task force says “legalize it.”

Two months after undercover Denver police officers led a raid on marijuana party buses, the case is heading toward a trial. The tour buses, which are still operating, allow paying customers to use cannabis while they ride between dispensaries and other destinations. After running for years with little trouble, buses…

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How California leaders are fighting back against Sessions’ marijuana crackdown

Published: Jan 19, 2018, 8:32 am • Updated: Jan 19, 2018, 8:32 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian California legislators are fighting back against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ attempt to crack down on state cannabis programs, launching letter-writing campaigns, proposing new laws and discussing federal lawsuits to safeguard…

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Majority of Americans Oppose Fed Crackdown on Cannabis Legalization

Majority of Americans Oppose Fed Crackdown On Legalization The new year started off with a bang for the cannabis market (and not in a good way), with AG Jeff Sessions announcing that he would rescind the Cole memo which removes state protection from getting run after by feds even if…

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Opinion: Jeff Sessions’ marijuana crackdown makes national legalization more likely

Published: Jan 5, 2018, 2:25 pm • Updated: Jan 5, 2018, 6:10 pm By Paul Waldman, Special To The Washington Post Jeff Sessions hates marijuana. Hates it, with a passion that has animated almost nothing else in his career. “Good people don’t smoke marijuana,” he has said. He even once…

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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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Talk show host Hugh Hewitt lobbies Jeff Sessions to pursue federal marijuana crackdown

Published: Oct 26, 2017, 10:49 am • Updated: Oct 26, 2017, 11:39 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Radio personality Hugh Hewitt lobbied U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions for a federal crackdown on legal marijuana businesses during a Thursday morning interview. During the 14-minute interview, Hewitt asked Sessions pointed…

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Massachusetts vows crackdown on those driving high

Published: Aug 9, 2017, 4:14 pm • Updated: Aug 9, 2017, 7:25 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — Massachusetts officials have promised a crackdown on marijuana-impaired driving as the state prepared for full implementation of the voter-approved law legalizing adult use of recreational cannabis. State police said…

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Surging marijuana economy could cause Sessions’ crackdown to backfire, say two former U.S. attorneys

Published: Jun 5, 2017, 11:28 am • Updated: Jun 5, 2017, 11:54 am By Jason Auslander, The Aspen Times Changing perceptions of marijuana and possible job and tax money losses could thwart Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ plans to crack down on the drug, two former U.S. attorneys said Thursday at…

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