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Edibles Unlikely to Launch in Canadian Market Until 2020

The Canadian government is set to legalize edibles by Oct. 17 but don’t expect an automatic unveiling on store shelves the next day.

Kamala Harris Finally Endorses the Marijuana Justice Act

The announcement comes as the first significant move the senator has made in favor of cannabis reform despite more than a year of railing against prohibition.

Jim Carroll Tapped as Trump’s Drug Czar

No, not the 'Basketball Diaries' Jim Carroll. This one is a Republican lawyer. And nobody knows much about him.

This Senator Is Blocking DOJ Nominees Until Jeff Sessions Backs Off

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.

These Senators Are All Talk, No Action on Cannabis Legalization

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.

280E Tax Reform Effort Still Alive, Senator Says

A Colorado Republican behind the measure said he’s still promoting it as the House and Senate hammer out differences between their tax bills.

Guess Which Industry Didn’t Get a Break in the Tax Bill

The final GOP tax bill—which is forecast to cost $1.4 trillion over the next decade—proceeded without so much as a vote on two cannabis amendments.

Proposed Tax Amendments Would Benefit Cannabis Industry

Cannabis industry leaders say it’s imperative that supporters contact their US senators to push for a pair of cannabis-friendly amendments to the Republican tax bill.

Tom Marino Out as Trump’s Drug Czar Nominee, Again

The Pennsylvania politico withdrew in May, citing his mother's illness. Now he gets booted for fueling America's opioid crisis.

Senate Stunner: Orrin Hatch Passionately Defends Medical Marijuana

His new bill pushes research, and his Senate floor speech was a shocking turnabout for a longtime prohibitionist.

Tom Marino Back in Running to Be Trump’s ‘Drug Czar’

The White House has announced that President Donald Trump intends to nominate US Rep. Tom Marino to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Australian Report Assesses Diversion for Cannabis Offenses

Have you ever been cautioned or warned for a minor cannabis possession instead of being hauled into court on a formal charge? Chances are that…

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.

NFL Commish Stays Willfully Blind on Medical Cannabis Policy

It appears the NFL would rather continue giving its players addicting and deadly pain killers like Toradol, rather than letting them try medical cannabis.

Trump Taps Tom Marino as Drug Czar. That’s Good (and Bad) for Legalization

The Pennsylvania Congressman voted against drug reform, but he isn't an anti-cannabis obsessive.

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