Vote for a Democratic if You Want Weed Legalized – Hold My Beer Says Joe Biden

Vote for a Democrat if You Want Weed to be Legalized – Hold My Beer Says Joe Biden In the bizarre political landscape we currently live in the most obvious choice for a pro-cannabis legalization candidate just got turned upside down.  Generally speaking, Democrats are much more cannabis friendly and…

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Walgreens Tells CVS to “Hold My Beer” – Announces CBD at 1,500 Stores

Walgreens Will Be Selling CBD In 1500 Stores after CVS Announces CBD in 800 Stores. Just a week after CVS announced they would be selling CBD products in select locations, their competitor Walgreens, a massive drugstore chain, will also be joining the bandwagon. Walgreens Boots Alliance says that they will…

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Prosecutors ask Massachusetts marijuana regulators to hold off on cannabis cafes, home delivery

Published: Feb 10, 2018, 8:23 am • Updated: Feb 10, 2018, 8:23 am By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — District attorneys asked state marijuana regulators on Friday to hold off on licensing certain types of businesses, including so-called cannabis cafes and home delivery services, echoing a similar…

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Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner prepared to hold up Trump DOJ nominations over Sessions’ marijuana policy shift

Published: Jan 4, 2018, 12:51 pm • Updated: Jan 4, 2018, 12:52 pm By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Colorado politicians on both sides of the aisle resoundingly lambasted U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision Thursday to end an Obama-era policy that allowed for marijuana legalization to spread in U.S.…

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Feds hold closed-doors meetings with Colorado officials known to have doubts about weed

Published: Jul 20, 2017, 7:57 am • Updated: Jul 20, 2017, 8:11 am By Jakob Rodgers, The Gazette Federal Department of Justice and drug policy officials met privately Wednesday with Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, local police and other community leaders as part of an apparent statewide, closed-door tour focusing…

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Maryland high court steps in but medical cannabis licensing still on hold

Published: Jun 2, 2017, 2:06 pm • Updated: Jun 2, 2017, 2:06 pm By Fenit Nirappil, The Washington Post BALTIMORE — Maryland’s highest court on Friday intervened in a lawsuit that threatened to upend the state’s long-awaited medical marijuana program, but whether the state can move forward remains in question.…

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U.S. Senate Subcommittee to Hold Hearing Today on Researching Marijuana’s Potential Medical Benefits and Risks

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism is scheduled to hold a hearing Wednesday on “Researching the Potential Medical Benefits and Risks of Marijuana.”  Testimony will be heard from Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ), who are original co-sponsors of medical marijuana legislation introduced last year…

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Medical Cannabis Advocates And CARERS Act Sponsors Hold Senate Briefing Urging Immediate Protection For Patients

Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) presented a briefing on the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States (CARERS) Act (S. 683/H.R. 1538) with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. The briefing featured policy experts and medical cannabis (marijuana) stakeholders who would be protected by the bill. Lead CARERS Act sponsor Senator Cory…

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