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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.

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.

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.

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!

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?

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