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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3 Must-Dos to Prepare for When Cannabis Is Federally Legal

Image credit: sand86 | Getty Images BY: Dasheeda Dawson On August 1, 2017, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced The Marijuana Justice Act,  an unprecedented bill that, if passed, would legalize marijuana nationwide. Although most regard the bill as “unpassable”, current cannabis industry entrepreneurs should have at least been prompted to consider the…

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The Next 10 States Most Likely to Pass Recreational Marijuana

By Joseph Misulonas Every week’s there’s a new story about how well recreational marijuana legalization has helped states such as Colorado, Washington and Oregon. And now several other states, such as California, Nevada and Massachusetts, have jumped on the train to reap the benefits of legalization. As the trend continues of states generating…

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