Meet Kylee and J.D. from WholesomeCo | Discover Marijuana

We begin the third season of Discover Marijuana with an introduction to this season’s guests, JD Lauritzen and Kylee Shumway of WholesomeCo, a Medical Cannabis pharmacy in Bountiful. Lauritzen is WholesomeCo’s Head of Legal Compliance and Government Affairs. He’s also something of a local celebrity, known by the “Leafy Lawyer”…

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Meet the New Jersey medical marijuana advocate schooling police on the state’s laws

Published: Mar 11, 2018, 2:06 pm • Updated: Mar 11, 2018, 2:07 pm By Kristie Cattafi, The Record of Woodland Park CLIFTON, N.J. — Edward “Lefty” Grimes was in pain. It had been an hour since he’d arrived at the Clifton police station with what should have been a straightforward…

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Munchies, meet Thin Mints: Girl Scouts will now allow cookie sales outside Colorado pot shops

Published: Feb 16, 2018, 2:21 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2018, 6:28 pm By Lindsey Bartlett and Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff It’s a pairing as natural as milk and cookies, or beer and pretzels. The Girls Scouts of Colorado have decided it’s now cool to peddle their baked goods…

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Meet the 24-year-old Trump campaign worker appointed to help lead the government’s drug policy office

Published: Jan 15, 2018, 1:58 pm • Updated: Jan 15, 2018, 1:58 pm By Robert O’Harrow Jr., The Washington Post (Dalton Bennett/The Washington Post) In May 2016, Taylor Weyeneth was an undergraduate at St. John’s University in New York, a legal studies student and fraternity member who organized a golf…

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Colo. Sen. Gardner to meet with Jeff Sessions on marijuana after doubling down on threats to block DOJ nominees

Published: Jan 9, 2018, 3:58 pm • Updated: Jan 9, 2018, 4:09 pm By Mark Matthews, The Denver Post WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner said he plans to press Attorney General Jeff Sessions on federal marijuana policy when the two Republicans meet Wednesday — emphasizing in an interview that…

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