Karl-Anthony Towns Advocates for NBA to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Wilfredo Lee/Associated Press Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns said Tuesday that he believes the NBA should consider taking marijuana off its banned substance list. In an interview with ESPN.com’s Nick Friedell, Towns backed former NBA Commissioner David Stern’s stance on the issue: “I agree with David Stern with marijuana. You don’t have to actually make it…

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Sessions: Cannabis is Not Like Heroin – Obama Marijuana Policy Remains In Effect

Obama-era guidance that allows states to legalize marijuana without federal interference remains in effect, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday during a congressional hearing. He also conceded that cannabis is not as dangerous as heroin and that a current budget rider prevents the Department of Justice from prosecuting people who are in compliance…

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States consider best ways to legalize recreational marijuana

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A special legislative commission is looking into the potential effects of legalizing recreational marijuana in Rhode Island as the state’s northern neighbor readies to allow recreational marijuana sales. Bills to legalize and tax recreational marijuana in Rhode Island have stalled in previous legislative sessions. The General…

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