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Senators Call for Cannabis Banking Reform

A bipartisan group of Senators contacted a federal financial institute asking for guidance on the woes of banking in the cannabis industry. Will they respond?

What’s the Deal with the 51-Foot Joints Parading Outside the DNC?

As the Democratic National Convention opened on Monday, a band of cannabis activists paraded through the streets of Philadelphia with two enormous 51-foot joints.

The Shake: Chong Gets Burned by Bernie Campaign, Canada to See Same-Day Delivery

Cannabis crowdfunding is here, a GOP congressman admits to using while in office, and should you be brushing your teeth with bud?

Batman in a Bow Tie: We Talk Cannabis Reform With Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Don’t be fooled by the charming bicycle pin and unassuming smile — when it comes to fighting for cannabis reform, Blumenauer is Batman in a bowtie.

The Shake: Cannabis Comes to Koala Country, Seattle Times Rolls Eyes at Regulators

The Mexican Catholic church supports medical use, French politicians are arguing over decriminalization, and a 10-year-old girl moved from Texas to California for medical cannabis.

A Cannabis Advocate’s Case for Bernie Sanders

If the evidence stacks Bernie up as the only pro-cannabis candidate—and it does—why hasn’t the industry done more to support him?

Why Isn’t the Cannabis Industry Feeling the Bern? Here Are Two Good Reasons

Should the movement and the industry be doing more to support Bernie Sanders? Not necessarily. Here’s why.

The Shake: 4/20 Cannabis Cup Bolts to California, Public Use in Toronto Ends, and Bernie Inhaled but Didn’t Enjoy

The Las Vegas Strip gets its first dispensary, Maine advocates file suit, and the mainstream media is finally paying attention to the NFL and cannabis.

The Shake: Hillary the ‘Drug Warrior,’ a Utah Senator’s Escape Plan, and a Football Coach Fired for Growing the Wrong Crop

In today's Shake: Further evidence MMJ is no joke, a new study on cannabis and pregnancy, and a deity — and his many followers — with a taste for cannabis.

The Shake: Falsified Drug Tests, The Trump vs. The Bern, and Flint’s Water Crisis

In other news: Oakland welcomes a cannabis art show, Trudeau lets down Canadians, and a pair of Portland dispensaries want to give part of your purchase to a presidential candidate.

The Shake: Bernie, CannaCups, and D.C.’s Homegrow Boom

Will cannabis become an issue in Democratic primaries? Will Minnesota fix its choked medical program? Will "CannaCups" be a thing?

Tommy Chong Endorses Trump! (Just Kidding, He’s Feeling the Bern)

In the least shocking news of the week, the coveted endorsement of everyone’s favorite canna-celebrity has gone to none other than Bernie Sanders.

Year in Review: 2015’s Biggest Moments in Cannabis

It’s been a year of notable progress for cannabis. Here's a roundup of some of the biggest victories we saw in 2015.

A Changing Climate for Cannabis on Capitol Hill

The Drug Policy Alliance Reform Conference is underway in Washington D.C., fostering far-reaching discussions on how to improve cannabis policy in the United States.

Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to End Federal Cannabis Prohibition

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is proposing a serious policy change that would end the federal prohibition of cannabis once and for all.

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