Large majority of Colorado students aren’t using marijuana — no matter what a Texas baseball coach thinks

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 1:20 pm • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 1:40 pm By John Ingold, The Denver Post When a Texas college baseball coach told a prospective recruit that he’d blacklisted athletes from Colorado over concerns about marijuana use, it brought swift rebuke from across the country and a…

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Op-ed: Jeff Sessions thinks aspirin helps severe pain. He’s wrong

Published: Feb 16, 2018, 11:31 am • Updated: Feb 16, 2018, 11:31 am By Jill Richardson, Otherwords.org Recently Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave Americans suffering severe pain some advice: “People need to take some aspirin sometimes and tough it out a little.” As someone who has suffered chronic pain for…

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Is there such a thing as growing too much marijuana? Rhode Island thinks so

Published: Dec 21, 2017, 9:51 am • Updated: Dec 21, 2017, 9:51 am By The Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island officials warn many medical marijuana cultivators will fail under the state’s current setup. The Providence Journal reports 18 businesses have been approved to sell marijuana to the state’s…

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Is California being too aggro on weed grows? This county thinks so

Published: Aug 24, 2017, 8:15 am • Updated: Aug 24, 2017, 8:15 am By Ashley Tressel, The Cannifornian The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors has challenged recent raids by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife on small-scale cannabis grow sites, following reports of unfair actions from local growers, in…

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Does branded marijuana merch attract teens? This California bill sponsor thinks so

Published: Jul 18, 2017, 10:54 am • Updated: Jul 18, 2017, 10:54 am By Will Houston, The Cannifornian To promote their brand and their award-winning marijuana strain “Zkittlez,” The Dookie Brothers from southern Humboldt County could be seen handing out T-shirts at The Humboldt County Cup in Redway in January…

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Even Koch network thinks Trump administration heading wrong direction on marijuana

Published: Jun 25, 2017, 3:09 pm • Updated: Jun 26, 2017, 7:58 am By John Frank, The Denver Post COLORADO SPRINGS — The Trump administration’s tough talk on marijuana is creating an unusual alliance: pot smokers and the conservative Koch political network. Mark Holden, one of the influential network’s top…

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Update: After meeting with Sessions, Colorado gov thinks AG unlikely to crack down on marijuana

Published: Apr 27, 2017, 2:56 pm • Updated: Apr 27, 2017, 7:00 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Following a face-to-face meeting with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said he doesn’t think a federal crackdown is imminent for his state or others that have legalized…

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Sessions’ right-hand man, Steven Cook, thinks Holder DOJ was “soft on crime”

Published: Apr 10, 2017, 9:39 am • Updated: Apr 10, 2017, 9:39 am By Sari Horwitz, The Washington Post When the Obama administration launched a sweeping policy to reduce harsh prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders, rave reviews came from across the political spectrum. Civil rights groups and the Koch…

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LA Sheriff, preparing for recreational marijuana legalization, thinks feds may target California

Published: Mar 8, 2017, 11:03 am • Updated: Mar 8, 2017, 11:03 am By Michael Balsamo, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The leader of the nation’s largest sheriff’s department expects federal drug agents will attempt to step up marijuana enforcement as California moves forward with legalization. But he believes…

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Governor Walker Still Thinks Marijuana is a Gateway Drug

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker tells reporters that he would support a CBD oil bill with his signature, but remains opposed to any measure that would bring cannabis into his state. Governor Walker still thinks marijuana is a gateway drug. He was visiting Western Technical College in La Crosse on Thursday, promoting…

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