Articles tagged with "cole memo"
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Meet the Author of the Most Important Memo in CannabisBen Adlin - Published on July 25, 2018Read more
Known today as the 2013 Cole memo, the document helped usher in a new era of state-legal cannabis.
Trump Vows to Back Law to Protect Legal Cannabis IndustryThe Associated Press - Published on April 13, 2018Read more
Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado said Trump made the pledge to him in a Wednesday night conversation.
This Senator Is Blocking DOJ Nominees Until Jeff Sessions Backs OffBen Adlin - Published on February 7, 2018Read more
In his fight over cannabis, US Sen. Cory Gardner has prevented as many as 11 Trump administration appointees by denying them a Senate floor vote.
Washington AG: We’re ‘Prepared’ for Legal Fight With Jeff SessionsBen Adlin - Published on February 2, 2018Read more
Washington AG Bob Ferguson confirmed that his office is prepared to take legal action if the Justice Department goes after Washington’s state-legal industry.
54 Bipartisan Members of Congress Urge Trump to Revive Cole MemoBen Adlin - Published on January 25, 2018Read more
The federal lawmakers want the president to direct US Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reinstate the Cole memo.
The Next Federal Crackdown Could Look a Lot Like the Last OneChris Roberts - Published on January 18, 2018Read more
Although they failed to permanently hobble the cannabis industry, enforcement actions from 2011 to 2013 offer examples of what a future federal crackdown might look like.
New Bill in Congress Would Ban Federal Cannabis Enforcement in Legal StatesBen Adlin - Published on January 12, 2018Read more
The measure, introduced by a California congresswoman, would permanently forbid federal agencies from taking action against state-legal cannabis.
Pro-Cannabis Trump Voters Feeling Betrayed After Sessions MoveThe Associated Press - Published on January 11, 2018Read more
The Trump administration’s anti-marijuana move has some members of the president’s voting base fuming.
Here’s Where US Attorneys Stand on Cannabis EnforcementBen Adlin - Published on January 11, 2018Read more
We’re tracking how US attorneys in legal states have responded to the removal of the Cole memo—and how likely they are to take action.
These Senators Are All Talk, No Action on Cannabis LegalizationBruce Barcott - Published on January 10, 2018Read more
Plenty of politicians expressed outrage at Jeff Sessions over his Cole memo decision. But few acted. Here’s the data on who has and who hasn’t.