Elizabeth Warren Wants Marijuana Answers From Trump Health Nominee

The Trump administration should carefully consider how legalizing marijuana can help reduce opioid addiction and overdose deaths, Sen. Elizabeth Warren says.

“Medical marijuana has the potential to mitigate the effects of the opioid crisis,” she wrote in a letter to … Read the article

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Trump Administration Considering Marijuana Policy Changes, Sessions Says

U.S. Department of Justice officials met to discuss potential changes to federal marijuana enforcement policy this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced.

“We’re working on that very hard right now,” he said on Wednesday. “We had meetings yesterday and talked … Read the article

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Lawmakers Push To Continue Medical Marijuana Protections

A bipartisan group of members of Congress is asking House and Senate leadership to continue a current provision that protects state medical marijuana laws from federal interference.

“The provision, which first became law in December 2014, has successfully protected patients, … Read the article

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GOP Senator Wants Tax Cut For Marijuana Businesses

A Republican senator from a state where marijuana is legal is pushing this week to give cannabis businesses a measure of tax fairness.

Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado wants to attach an amendment to a wide-ranging Republican-led tax reform bill … Read the article

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Sessions says cannabis changes under review (Newsletter: Nov. 30, 2017)

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280E fix on Senate floor; Lawmakers push to extend medical marijuana protections; Read the article

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People Think Texting is More Dangerous than Being Under Influence of Marijuana While Driving

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According to a new survey conducted by The Harris Poll, Americans think it is more dangerous to text and drive then to be high on cannabis while driving.

The poll results showed that 99% of respondents felt using social media Read the article

11-29-2017 Video News – The Marijuana Times Show

Joe Klare discusses marijuana legalization in New York, an attempt to take guns from medical marijuana patients in Hawaii and the latest musings of Jeff Sessions on cannabis.

11-29-2017 – Ep. 18 | Marijuana Times Show

https://www.marijuanatimes.org/new-yorkers-prefer-legalizing-marijuana-to-raising-taxes/

https://hightimes.com/culture/hey-nra-patients-gun-rights/

https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2017-11-29/jeff-sessions-hints-at-shift-in-federal-marijuana-enforcement

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MJ Freeway reveals theft of client data in 2016 cyberattack

MJ Freeway has notified its clients that some of their business information was stolen “on or about” Nov. 19, 2016. The theft came to light during the Denver-based software company’s investigation of a cyberattack it suffered in January 2017. MJ … Read the article

Marijuana REIT buys Arizona property for $15 million, strikes lease deal

Innovative Industrial Properties – a San Diego-based real estate investment trust (REIT) which leases real estate to medical marijuana businesses – has agreed to buy an Arizona property for $15 million. The property comprises over 350,000 square feet of greenhouse … Read the article

Iowa awards low-potency medical marijuana production license

Iowa has chosen its sole low-potency medical marijuana manufacturer, a new Des Moines company led by owners of an Iowa food-ingredient maker. MedPharm Iowa is expected to get the state’s only marijuana production license, according to the Des Moines Register. … Read the article