Trump says he’ll support protections for legal marijuana. Here’s what politicians and cannabis insiders are saying.

Politicians and cannabis industry insiders, alike, were surprised Friday morning by Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s announcement that he has struck a deal with President Donald J. Trump that would protect states’ marijuana laws from federal interference. In a statement that summarized much of the reaction, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), the…

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California Rep. Rohrabacher says he’ll take medical marijuana fight to Supreme Court if need be

Published: May 8, 2017, 12:51 pm • Updated: May 8, 2017, 12:55 pm By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Rep. Dana Rohrabacher said he hopes to convince Attorney General Jeff Sessions that good people do indeed sometimes smoke pot. But if he can’t, the Republican congressman from Costa Mesa said…

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Colorado congressman says he’ll “fight the Attorney General” if need be on marijuana

Published: Mar 16, 2017, 12:07 pm • Updated: Mar 16, 2017, 4:11 pm By The Associated Press DENVER — Rep. Mike Coffman is suggesting he might use the power of the purse to protect Colorado’s legal marijuana industry. During a telephone town hall Wednesday evening the Republican congressman was asked…

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Cannabist Show: He makes infused soda; He’ll help clean your bong

Published: Feb 24, 2017, 2:14 pm • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 6:19 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Sprig co-founder Michael Lewis and Resolution ResCaps innovator Dakota Wesley. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Millennials in marijuana. •  With a cannabis cocktail, a splash of soda can be enough. • …

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Woody Harrelson Denied License to Dispense Weed in Hawaii – Pretty Sure He’ll Still Smoke It

Pot Kingpin? Nope. Woody Harrelson is well known for smoking and advocating for pot, but he won’t be well known for growing it — at least for now. As of last Friday, April 29, 2016 Harrelson was denied a license to operate a dispensary in Hawaii by the Hawaii Department…

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