Senate Bill Would Let Marijuana Businesses Store Profits In Banks

Bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate on Thursday would solve a key issue for the marijuana industry: Its lack of access to financial services. While a growing number of states are moving to legalize cannabis for recreational or medical use, ongoing federal prohibition makes many...

Senate Bill Would Let Marijuana Businesses Store Profits In Banks

Where Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Stands On Marijuana

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is competing for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. If elected, he would be the first openly gay and youngest president, and he’s supportive of marijuana legalization to boot. While the candidate has not spoken extensively about cannabis...

Where Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Stands On Marijuana

Cannabis tax dollars being spent on private research, not on efficacy

It appears Colorado State University-Pueblo didn't get the message. The university's Institute for Cannabis Research is still spending tax dollars on research for a private company, not on studying the efficacy of cannabis. This from the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel's Charles Ashby: Despite a...

Cannabis tax dollars being spent on private research, not on efficacy

Key Moments From The First Marijuana Hearing Of The New Congress

The first marijuana hearing of the 116th Congress kicked off on Wednesday. A House financial subcommittee asked witnesses about how banking access can improve public safety, how operating on a cash-only basis inhibits transparency and, at one point, whether the cash at these...

Key Moments From The First Marijuana Hearing Of The New Congress

Across the Nation, Politicians Embrace Cannabis Reform

The new year begins with politicians from both sides of the aisle pushing diverse pieces of cannabis reform. The moves from both the left and the right underscore recent victories in last November's election, during which cannabis policy took significant steps forward. Candidates such as...

Across the Nation, Politicians Embrace Cannabis Reform

Trump’s Attorney General Pick Has a Chance to Get Marijuana Policy Right

President Donald Trump said on Friday that he plans to nominate William Barr to replace Jeff Sessions as U.S. attorney general. For advocates, at least it’s not the guy who said, “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” In fact, President Trump has signaled his support for moving away from a...

Trump’s Attorney General Pick Has a Chance to Get Marijuana Policy Right

Some Walker Stapleton Supporters Don’t Want You to Tip

We’ve seen several new lows in politics this year. Exploiting a candidate’s family’s personal struggle with heroin, falsely attacking a gubernatorial candidate for pushing a woman, and now, rounding up sore losers to punish democracy. Some supporters of trailing Republican gubernatorial...

Some Walker Stapleton Supporters Don’t Want You to Tip