The Legal Marijuana Industry: More Suits than Tie-Dye T-shirts

By: Wednesday June 25, 2014 7:52 am

My first impression of the first Cannabis Business Summit in Denver was how mundane the attendees look. Most of the roughly 1,200 people at the conference are male, middle aged, and clothed in outfits ranging from suits to the default business casual uniform of khakis with a collared shirt.

How a Sneaky GOP Congressman Will Try to Block DC Marijuana Decriminalization

By: Wednesday June 25, 2014 4:39 am

Congressman Andy Harris (R-MD) has announced he will attempt to block Washington DC from implementing the marijuana law recently passed by the DC City Council and signed by DC Mayor Vincent Gray, which lowers the penalty for possession of small amounts of marijuana to a misdemeanor.

Hillary Clinton Is Taking a Wait-and-See Approach on Marijuana Legalization

By: Wednesday June 18, 2014 8:01 am

Hillary Clinton’s attitude towards marijuana reform has noticeably evolved for the better since her last presidential run. When asked about the issue at a CNN town hall Clinton implied she thought there may be some value in allowing the new legalization laws in Colorado and Washington to be implemented for the time being. Speaking about [...]

FBI Director Comey: We Can’t Find Enough Programmers Because of Zero Tolerance Marijuana Rules

By: Tuesday May 20, 2014 12:37 pm

Apparently, the federal government’s continued war on marijuana is making it very difficult for FBI to go after real criminals. FBI Director James B. Comey says he is having trouble recruiting qualified programmers to deal with cybercrime¬†because of the government’s strict anti-marijuana rule: Congress has authorized the FBI to add 2,000 personnel to its rolls [...]

Is Minnesota Starting an Anti-Smoking but Pro-Vaping Marijuana Policy Trend?

By: Friday May 16, 2014 10:11 am

In Minnesota government policy will encourage people to vaporize marijuana instead of smoking it, and this could be easily be the start of a long term trend. The Minnesota legislature decided to completely prohibit the actual smoking of marijuana plant material in their medical marijuana plan but instead allow people to vaporize cannabis extract. Vaporize-only [...]

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