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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 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.

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.

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.

The Haymaker: Sending Sessions Back to the Senate Could Boost Legalization

If Jeff Sessions steps down to re-take his old Senate seat, the move could carry legal cannabis over the finish line.

Watch This: Woody Harrelson Got High to Survive Dinner With Trump

Woody Harrelson stopped by "Real Time With Bill Maher" to share stories of his cannabis-inspired past, including a very memorable dinner with the future president of the United States.

Trump Declares Opioid Health Emergency; Sessions Blames Cannabis

Administration officials made clear that the declaration, which lasts for 90 days, comes with no dedicated money.

In White House’s Quest to End Opioid Crisis, Where’s Cannabis?

Cannabis has been conspicuously absent from the White House’s discussion of the opioid crisis despite growing evidence it that the plant could help reduce overdoses.

Did Trump Just Fire Drug Czar Nominee Tom Marino?

The would-be drug czar is now the won't-be drug czar, according to a report in U.S. News.

Trump Considers Eliminating the Drug Czar Position

Trump's new budget director immediately takes aim at the National Office of Drug Control Policy. But what will this mean for cannabis?

Did Chris Christie Just Interview for a Job With Trump?

His Valentine's Day lunch at the White House may have been more than just lunch.

Trump and Sessions Seem Focused on Cartels, Not Cannabis

Rumors are flying about whether the Trump administration will crack down on cannabis, but what's the true story?

Washington DC’s Cannabis Scene Braces for the Trump Era

DC's cannabis scene remains submerged in a legally hazy underground as Obama exits and Trump enters. What happens next?

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