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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.

Trump–Dem Budget Deal Extends MMJ Protections to Dec. 8

The surprise deal ended a House bid to scuttle the MMJ shield--at least for another three months.

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.

Trump Comments Spark Boycott of LA Cannabis Expo

Inviting Trump advisor Roger Stone, a legalization advocate, was a step too far for some after Trump defended white supremacists and neo-Nazis.

The Haymaker: Why Is Jeff Sessions Hiding His Task Force?

The attorney general is acting on a mysterious task force's secret recommendations. But where's the evidence? Where's the report?

Trump Commission Calls for ‘State of Emergency’ Over Opioids

The group, led by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, did not mention cannabis in its report.

The Haymaker: Will Trump Fire Sessions By the Time You Finish This Headline?

The President's fury has reached a boiling point. Is a recess appointment in the works?

The Haymaker: Living Large in Mooch’s ‘Zombie Apocalypse’

Anthony Scaramucci once joked about legal cities overrun by stoned zombies. So how are those cities faring, post-prohibition?

Leafly Interview: Dirty Trickster Roger Stone Talks Cannabis Legalization & Trump

The notorious Republican operative, a player in the Trump Russia investigation, just formed a cannabis legalization group. WTF?

Introducing ‘The Haymaker,’ Leafly’s Politics & Culture Column. This Week: Sessions Out?

In his new weekly column, Leafly Deputy Editor Bruce Barcott dreams of the Justice Department after the departure of Jefferson Beauregard.

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.

Richard Baum to Be Trump’s Acting Drug Czar

President Donald Trump has reportedly nominated Richard Baum to be acting White House drug czar.

Trump: Cartel Drugs Are ‘Cheaper Than Candy Bars’

In his news conference this afternoon, the president doubled down on his call to stop the flow of drugs over America's southern border.

Is This ‘DA Group’ Really Advising Trump on Cannabis?

Headlines out of Colorado made it sound like the President had formed an advisory group. We looked into it. It ain't so.