What a Mitch! Safe Banking Act Passes in the House 321 to 103 Leaving Sen. McConnell in a Tough Spot

What a Mitch!! Safe Banking Act Passes in the House 321 to 103 Leaving Sen. McConnell in Tough Spot What will Mitch McConnell do now that the Safe Banking Act has bi-partisan support? The great news yesterday in the cannabis world is that the Safe Banking Act passed by a surprising…

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California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, medical marijuana champion, facing tough GOP primary challenge

SANTA ANA, Calif.–Rep. Dana Rohrabacher was already having a tough election year. The Orange County Republican has drawn more than a half-dozen Democratic challengers, some of whom have raised more money than the 15-term congressman. Election handicappers declared his race a toss-up, protesters have shown up at his home and…

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Federal marijuana playbook: Trump administration’s tough talk and what we know so far

Published: Mar 23, 2017, 6:12 pm • Updated: Mar 24, 2017, 1:20 am Cannabist Staff A timeline of federal marijuana talk It’s been one month since we heard the first public words from the Trump administration regarding marijuana. While we have yet to hear from President Donald Trump himself on…

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Is the media making it tough to put people in jail for pot? That’s what the DEA claims

Published: Dec 9, 2016, 7:31 am • Updated: Dec 9, 2016, 7:31 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post In the Drug Enforcement Administration’s annual survey of the nation’s law enforcement agencies, heroin remained the top concern in 2016 — head-and-shoulders above all other illicit drugs — while marijuana was…

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