In order to keep 5 marijuana licenses, Colorado town trustee resigns 2 days after winning election

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Grand Junction area trustee has announced that he is resigning less than 48 hours after winning the election. Jesse Loughman says he is giving up the Palisade office so he can keep his five marijuana licenses. He owns Palisade’s only retail and medical marijuana…

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Watch: Mississippi police chief resigns after marijuana-smoking video

Published: Mar 8, 2018, 10:34 am • Updated: Mar 8, 2018, 11:01 am By The Associated Press LUMBERTON, Miss. — A police chief in Mississippi who was filmed smoking what he said was marijuana has resigned. News outlets report the Lumberton Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday night to accept…

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Chair of Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board resigns, says Sessions’ move ends feds “looking the other way”

Published: Jan 5, 2018, 10:00 am • Updated: Jan 5, 2018, 10:00 am By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young on Thursday ripped the U.S. Department of Justice over a shift toward tougher marijuana enforcement, calling the move a “direct violation of states’…

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Mississippi cop resigns after threat to black motorist recorded on body cam

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 3:29 pm • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 3:29 pm By The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Miss. — A white Mississippi police officer is resigning after video from his body camera showed him berating a black motorist during a traffic stop and saying he could shoot into the…

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