Sen. Gardner won’t let Jeff Sessions tread on Colorado’s cannabis boom

BY ANDY WILLIAMS, © Getty Images Sen. Cory Gardner should be commended applying pressure to Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he rescinded the Cole Memo that had protected states like Colorado that have legalized recreational marijuana sales. Gardner is a Republican leader who listens to constituents — in Colorado and across the nation. He is listening…

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Cannabis Industry Is Saving Cities With Struggling Economies

By: Mike Adams ,  Shutterstock A growing number of states have legalized marijuana, but not every municipality within the confines of these progressive governments has been eager to get involved with the cannabis trade. In the eight states that have legalized the leaf for recreational use, several local jurisdictions have opted…

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Cannabis is the only thing easing their chronic pain. Now their father is facing jail

By Michael Vincent Stephen Taylor standing at the entrance of his greenhouse where he used to grow marijuana PHOTO: Stephen Taylor is facing charges for allegedly cultivating marijuana. (ABC News: Michael Vincent) After years watching his daughters Morgan and Ariel suffer from the chronic auto-immune disease Crohn’s, Stephen Taylor decided to…

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Cannabis Access Consistently Linked With Lower Opioid Use: Studies

 by Paul Armentano,  Patients routinely reduce or eliminate their use of prescription opiates following the use of medical cannabis; two recently published studies reaffirm this relationship. In the first study, published by the Minnesota Department of Health, investigators assessed the prescription drug use patterns of 2,245 intractable pain patients participating in the state’s…

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