Republican legislators finally get on board with medical cannabis oil

BY: Brianne Pfannenstiel Rep. Dave Maxwell was firmly opposed to Iowa’s limited medical cannabis oil program, approved in 2014. He worried about opening the door to recreational drug use and about whether enough scientific evidence supported the medicinal use of marijuana. But nearly three years later, Maxwell is among more than a dozen Republican…

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Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions anti-legal pot industry

The cannabis industry could be in for a serious buzz kill. Marijuana dispensaries and manufacturers are increasingly worried that the Trump administration will crack down on enforcement of federal laws that ban growing and selling marijuana — reversing the president’s stance during his campaign and potentially upending what has become a…

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