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We’re Watching the Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearings So You Don’t Have To

If confirmed, Trump's nominee for US attorney general could determine the future of legal cannabis in the country.

We’re Watching the Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearings So You Don’t Have To

If confirmed, Trump's nominee for US attorney general could determine the future of legal cannabis in the country.

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?

Lawmakers Face Off After House GOP Scraps Veterans Access Amendment

While Democrats held a nighttime sit-in for gun safety last week, House Republicans quietly removed language from a bill that would have allowed veterans safer access to medical cannabis.

Congressman ‘Appalled’ at House GOP for Rejecting Cannabis Banking Measure

“How many more armed robberies must we witness and security guards lives lost before we take action?” asked Colorado Democrat Rep. Ed Perlmutter.

Scammer or Entrepreneur? Washington D.C.’s Kushgod Defends His Brand

Nyck Paul, a.k.a. Kushgod, may be a bold activist or merely a brazen scofflaw, but one thing is clear: He’s already established a valuable brand.

Federal Bill Would End Postal Service’s Cannabis Ad Ban

Congressional representatives from Oregon are uniting to push for progress on cannabis advertising.

Obama Punts on Cannabis Reform

Really putting the lame in “lame duck,” Obama says he doesn't intend to push for cannabis reform during his remaining time in office.

Congressman Fudges Stats About Blacks to Back Up Prohibition

U.S. Rep. Andy Harris defended his opposition to cannabis by citing statistics about black Americans that aren't only wrong but could be considered downright offensive.

Obama Supports D.C. Cannabis with New Budget Proposal

President Obama's budget proposal for 2016 contains a little beacon of hope for Washington, D.C. residents who are frustrated by Congress' efforts to block retail cannabis legalization.

New Mayor Says Washington D.C. May Sue Congress Over Cannabis Legalization

The new mayor of Washington D.C., Muriel Bowser, says the city will "explore every option" to enforce cannabis law, even if that means suing Congress.