Two Historic Medical Marijuana Bills Head to Governors’ Desks

Two Historic Medical Marijuana Bills Head to Governors’ Desks Medical marijuana bills take huge steps in 3 states, feds announce the new standard THC dose for marijuana research, more corruption is revealed about Gaetz’ connection to the cannabis industry (spoiler alert: it’s bad!), and more cannabis news. We’re going on…

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Biden Selects Pro-Cannabis Legalization Advocate to Head the Department of Health and Human Services

Cannabis News Update January 25, 2021 Today in the world of cannabis: President Biden selects a pro-cannabis legalization advocate to head the Department of Health and Human Services, One of the First Big Tobacco Companies to join the Cannabis Industry is Backing Out, and Jay-Z launches a million fund for…

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Cannabis Improves Quality Of Life For Head & Neck Cancer Patients

Cannabis Improves Quality Of Life For Head & Neck Cancer Patients A new report published in the JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery journal reveals how cannabis use has improved the quality of life for patients who have been diagnosed with cancers of the head and neck. A group…

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Rep. Jared Polis head up bipartisan letter to Trump urging him to restore Cole Memo

Published: Jan 26, 2018, 12:05 pm • Updated: Jan 26, 2018, 2:29 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff A bicameral, bipartisan coalition of Congressional leaders Thursday asked President Donald Trump to direct Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reinstate the so-called Cole Memo. The Department of Justice earlier this month…

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“Godfather of Grass,” outlaw head of the “Cornbread Mafia,” pleads guilty to drug charge

Published: Dec 20, 2017, 2:31 pm • Updated: Dec 20, 2017, 2:31 pm By Bruce Schreiner, The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The “Godfather of Grass” — who generated an Internet following for his exploits during his run from the law — is facing prison time after admitting his involvement…

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Incoming NJ Gov. Murphy names head of cannabis trade group as chief of staff

Published: Nov 28, 2017, 9:31 am • Updated: Nov 28, 2017, 10:02 am By James Nash,  the Record TRENTON, N.J. — The Garden State could soon become a bit more green. Proponents of legalized marijuana in New Jersey are lining up in the aftermath of Phil Murphy’s election as governor,…

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Acting DEA head says he will resign within days

Published: Sep 27, 2017, 7:43 am • Updated: Sep 27, 2017, 11:42 am By Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – Acting Drug Enforcement Administration head Chuck Rosenberg, a veteran attorney and law enforcement official who has found himself at odds with the Trump administration in recent…

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