Law & Politics

Senate to End VA Ban on Medical Marijuana?

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WASHINGTON, DC. 21 May, 2015 – In a significant first, the U.S. Senate bowed to veterans’ calls for medical marijuana access in states where it is legal. On Thursday, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed, by an 18 –12 vote, an amendment allowing Veterans Administration (VA) doctors to recommend medical marijuana ...

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Can New DEA Head Clean House?

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WASHINGTON, DC. 14 May, 2015 – Chuck Rosenberg will have the job of cleaning house at the DEA, as its new head, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Wednesday. Rosenberg, the FBI director’s chief of staff, steps into the shoes of Michele Leonhart, a Drug Enforcement Agency administrator best known to ...

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WeedMaps Bets $2 Million on Reform in 2016


CALIFORNIA, 20 April, 2015–Money talks, and 2016 electoral season will usher in a new era for the cannabis community. For the first time, deep-pocketed business leaders in the cannabis industry will be active behind the scenes, pouring legal lobbying money into political change that will dramatically expand their customer base. ...

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