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Gavin Newsom to Trump: ‘Dealers Don’t Card Kids’

The war on drugs has failed, Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom told President Trump. "We can't continue to keep doing what we've done and expect a different result."

Industry, Lawmakers React Swiftly to Spicer’s Cannabis Comments

Some are skeptical. Others say the industry isn't going down without a fight.

Washington State Officials Vow to Fight Any Federal Crackdown

Officials in Washington state pledged to fight any federal crackdown on the nascent industry after White House Spokesperson Sean Spicer's comments this week.

Nevada to Proceed With July Cannabis Sales Despite White House Warning

Nevada still plans to launch recreational marijuana sales in July despite warnings this week of a federal crackdown by the Trump administration.

Alaska AG Says Feds Couldn’t Overturn State’s Cannabis Law

The Alaska attorney general's office said a change in how the federal government enforces its own marijuana laws would not affect state cannabis laws.

Is GOP Leadership Out of Touch With Voters on Cannabis?

As the White House threatens a crackdown, a new poll shows Republican and Democratic voters agree: Don't tread on state cannabis laws.

White House Plans ‘Greater Enforcement’ Against Legal Cannabis

Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested Thursday that the Trump administration will crack down in adult-use states.

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?

The Senate Just Confirmed Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

The vote puts cannabis patients, consumers, and business owners in legal states in a precarious position.

Washington State Lawmakers Want a Wall Around Legal Marijuana

State lawmakers have quietly introduced legislation designed to help protect legal cannabis from intervention by the Trump administration.

What Does Gorsuch Think About Cannabis? Not Much.

What would Trump's SCOTUS nominee mean for patients, adult consumers, and the estimated 123,000 Americans who make a living in legal cannabis?

How to Contact Senators About Jeff Sessions

After a hectic first week of Donald Trump’s presidency, senators are scheduled to vote Tuesday on the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general.

Trump’s AG Nominee Continues to Waffle on Cannabis

In written responses to senators' questions, Sen. Jeff Sessions did little to reassure patients and businesses concerned about the Trump administration.

Illinois Treasurer Asks Trump to Assure Banks on Cannabis

The Illinois treasurer has sent President Donald Trump a letter urging him to give clear guidance to the banking industry about medical marijuana.

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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