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Colorado Weighs Strategy to Guard Against Federal Cannabis Crackdown

Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its cannabis industry from a federal crackdown, but it would cost hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes.

Under Trump, Legal Cannabis Is a Deportable Offense 

More and more, those who admit to having ever used cannabis are being refused entry into the United States—or deported if they’re already here.

Meet the NFF: New Group to Lobby Trump, Congress on Cannabis

The New Federalism Fund, backed by big industry names, will work primarily on Capitol Hill.

Oregon Senate Approves Plan to Shield Cannabis Consumer Info From Feds

A proposal to shield names, birthdates, driver's license numbers and other identifying information cleared its first major hurdle amid fears of a federal crackdown.

SC Prosecutor Contender at Odds With Feds on Medical Cannabis

The front-runner for the state's top federal prosecutor job is a Republican state representative who introduced comprehensive medical cannabis legislation.

Sessions Calls Cole Memo ‘Valid,’ Says Fed Resources Are Limited

Jeff Sessions might hate cannabis, but he sure seems to like talking about it.

Trump FDA, US Attorney Moves Could Shift Cannabis Landscape

President Donald Trump sent rumbles through the cannabis world with a pair of moves made late Friday.

Yes, Jeff Sessions Could Use RICO. No, It Wouldn’t End Legal Cannabis

Trying to topple a multibillion-dollar industry wouldn't be quite so simple.

Los Angeles Sheriff Thinks Feds May Target Legal Cannabis

Sheriff Jim McDonnell says it's likely there will be federal raids targeting the cannabis industry in California.

Sessions Told Senators He Had No Plans for Cannabis Crackdown

Several GOP Senators reported that Sessions privately reassured them that he would not be going after state-legal cannabis.

Oregon Lawmakers Push to Protect Consumer Info From the Feds

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is rushing to protect the personal information of cannabis customers in case federal agents try to seize it.

Cannabis Is Producing Jobs, Revenue in States Where It’s Legal

The states that have legalized recreational marijuana — a multibillion-dollar business — don't want to hear the federal government talk about a crackdown.

California Bill Would Bar Officials From Aiding Federal Crackdown

Lawmakers will weigh legislation to stifle cooperation between US law enforcement and local officials, a key ingredient of past federal enforcement actions.

Spicer Sends Cannabis Stocks Into Trump Slump

The repercussions from Trump administration comments continue to echo through the cannabis industry.

AG Sessions: ‘More Violence Around Marijuana Than One Would Think’

Sessions stopped short of saying what he would do, but said he doesn't think America will be a better place with "more people smoking pot."

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