Bill Would Change Returning Citizen Status for D.C. Cannabis Industry

A new bill being introduced in D.C.would make it possible for returning citizens, those with a felony or misdemeanor cannabis offenses, to work in the cannabis industry. It was introduced last week and would repeal the part of the Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Treatment Initiative of 1999 that currently…

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Bill Would Change Returning Citizen Status for D.C. Cannabis Industry

A new bill being introduced in D.C.would make it possible for returning citizens, those with a felony or misdemeanor cannabis offenses, to work in the cannabis industry. It was introduced last week and would repeal the part of the Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Treatment Initiative of 1999 that currently…

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Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to marijuana’s Schedule I status

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Surgeon General Warning – Cannabis’ Status as Schedule 1 Substance is Blocking Research

Surgeon General Warning: Cannabis’ Status as Schedule 1 Substance is Blocking Research Cannabis remaining a Schedule 1 substance in the United States is only doing more harm than good, and even health authorities are acknowledging this fact. Jerome Adams, surgeon general of POTUS, recommended revisiting cannabis’s status in the US…

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States mull ‘sanctuary’ status for marijuana businesses

Published: Mar 5, 2018, 10:07 am • Updated: Mar 5, 2018, 10:07 am By Becky Bohrer, Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Taking a cue from the fight over immigration, some states that have legalized marijuana are considering providing so-called sanctuary status for licensed pot businesses, hoping to protect the fledgling…

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Lawsuit challenging Sessions and DEA on marijuana’s Schedule I status dismissed by federal judge

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 6:43 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 6:58 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit pitting a diverse cadre of cannabis advocates against Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The complaint filed in the Southern…

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DEA finalizing Schedule II status for synthetic THC drug Syndros

Published: Nov 21, 2017, 8:50 am • Updated: Nov 21, 2017, 8:51 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration this week will grant Schedule II status to a synthetic THC drug developed by a pharmaceutical firm beset with controversy. The DEA on Wednesday is expected…

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