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Trump Fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions

The move came one day after the midterm elections, and an hour after a hugely contentious Trump press conference.

Senator: White House Drug Office Promises Objective Cannabis Study

A White House panel had asked 14 federal agencies and the DEA to submit "data demonstrating the most significant negative trends" about marijuana and its national "threats."

The Roll-Up #49: Trump’s Secret War-On-Weed Committee

BuzzFeed News' Dominic Holden joins The Roll-Up to talk about his scoop on the White House's secret anti-legalization task force.

Trump White House Committee Wants Dirt on Legalization

Fifteen federal agencies must submit negative data and stories on legalization to brief the President.

President Trump Will ‘Probably’ Back STATES Act to End Federal Prohibition

President Trump came out in support of the STATES Act to end federal marijuana prohibition in states that have legalized cannabis.

With Trump’s Support, STATES Act Could End Nationwide Cannabis Prohibition

Sen. Cory Gardner & Sen. Elizabeth Warren outline a legalization bill that President Trump agreed to back in a deal earlier this year.

The Jeff Sessions Cannabis Crackdown Has Arrived—And It’s Awesome

Federal agents are raiding illegal grows in legal states, and that's good news for state-licensed companies and consumers.

Trump Vows to Back Law to Protect Legal Cannabis Industry

Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado said Trump made the pledge to him in a Wednesday night conversation.

7 Things We Learned From Time’s Creepy Jeff Sessions Cover Story

Drug treatment 'doesn't work for a lot of people,' says the AG. What works? More prisons and more prisoners, he believes.

Trump Signs Spending Bill; Medical Marijuana Protected Through September

The president grudgingly signed the $1.3 trillion bill, effectively renewing critical Rohrabacher-Blumenauer MMJ protections.

Death Penalty for Drugs? Trump Makes the Loser’s Choice in Opioid Fight

Seeking the death penalty for drug dealers is stupid, cruel, and dangerous. Trump thinks it works. The evidence says it doesn't.

Trump Pressured Netanyahu to Stop Israeli Cannabis Exports, Reports Say

Israel was to become the second nation, after Canada, to legally export cannabis. Prime Minister Netanyahu just put that on hold.

Now Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Comment Is Affecting Medical Marijuana

The president's outburst blew up immigration talks that were key to the budget, which is where MMJ protections live.

Pro-Cannabis Trump Voters Feeling Betrayed After Sessions Move

The Trump administration's anti-marijuana move has some members of the president's voting base fuming.

Opioid Crisis: Trump Prescribes Heavy Dose of ‘Alternative Facts’

His commission ignored evidence, rejected cannabis, stiffed the budget, and dumped the problem on Kellyanne Conway. Aside from that: Best response ever!

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