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Marijuana could be legalized in New York through a constitutional convention. But some are questioning whether the man behind the campaign is the right person to lead the charge.
Attorney general Jeff Sessions is scheduled to meet with Oregon law enforcement officials to discuss drug enforcement and the opioid crisis, among other issues. He previously expressed his concerns about the state's legal cannabis market.
Well-heeled Wall Street types have been getting into the marijuana business. But there are still people serving long sentences for cannabis offenses, including one man who got a life sentence for selling two dime bags. 'It's not an easy contradiction to justify.'
Senator Orrin Hatch is introducing legislation this afternoon that would ease research barriers to marijuana. The Marijuana Effective Drug Study (MEDS) Act is co-sponsored by a bipartisan group of senators that represent states with some form of legal medical marijuana (including limited CBD-only laws).
D.C.-based marijuana activist Adam Eidinger was one of four people arrested during an April smoke-in. He came to court 'ready to win this,' and found that prosecutors weren't ready to try the case.
Existing protections for state-legal medical marijuana were extended to Dec. 8. A government spending package including the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment was approved by Congress on Friday.
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