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

Attention, Candidates: Marijuana Will Win You the Election

A recent CNN analysis of marijuana and politics found, “There’s always been a sense that this is good with young voters, but I think it’s good with all voters… This cuts across a lot of lines.” That analysis, which ran on-air Wednesday during “Inside Politics with John King,” came after...

Attention, Candidates: Marijuana Will Win You the Election

Wins and losses for marijuana consumers as Colorado Legislature adjourns

As the Colorado Legislature adjourns for the 2018 session, marijuana consumers saw more wins than losses. Perhaps the biggest win for consumers was House Bill 1258, a first-in-the-nation cannabis public consumption measure that would allow for marijuana tasting rooms. The bill is a compromise...

Wins and losses for marijuana consumers as Colorado Legislature adjourns

Compromise bill to allow cannabis tasting rooms poised to reach governor

Compromise legislation to allow cannabis consumption education and tasting as an “incremental approach” to marijuana hospitality is poised to reach the Colorado governor. House Bill 1258 received a bipartisan 22-12 vote in the Senate on April 27. Ten Republicans, including Senate Majority...

Compromise bill to allow cannabis tasting rooms poised to reach governor

GOP continues to back marijuana as momentum for legalization grows

Cannabis legalization recently received a gigantic boost in momentum following announcements by two high-profile Republicans. The most recent news came from U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, a Republican from Colorado who is also head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. He announced on April...

GOP continues to back marijuana as momentum for legalization grows