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11-Year Old Medical Marijuana Patient In Illinois Allowed Back To School
Lane Trachy 2018-01-23

11-Year Old Medical Marijuana Patient In Illinois Allowed Back To School

11-year-old medical marijuana patient Ashley Surin was banned from school for weeks. A federal judge has ruled she be allowed back to school.

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State Marijuana Laws Would Be Protected Under Bipartisan REFER Act
Lane Trachy 2018-01-18

State Marijuana Laws Would Be Protected Under Bipartisan REFER Act

After Jeff Sessions repealed the Cole Memo earlier this month, the REFER Act was introduced to quell fears over federal intrusion over state marijuana laws.

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Reflecting On The California Fires Impact On The Cannabis Industry
Lane Trachy 2018-01-16

Reflecting On The California Fires Impact On The Cannabis Industry

Up to 40% of California’s cannabis farms were affected by the October 2017 Emerald Triangle fires that caused a billion dollars of damage. So what’s next?

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Jeff Sessions Calls For End To Cole Memo Policies
Lane Trachy 2018-01-09

Jeff Sessions Calls For End To Cole Memo Policies

AG Jeff Sessions recently called for an end to the policies of the Cole Memo. The memo protected medical marijuana states from any federal prosecution.

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All Charges Dismissed In Notorious Kettle Falls Five Case
Lane Trachy 2018-01-04

All Charges Dismissed In Notorious Kettle Falls Five Case

All charges were dismissed in the Kettle Falls Five yesterday. The case made headlines because it was a prime example of federal intervention in medical marijuana states.

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Looking Back At The Cannabis Industry's 2017 And What To Expect in 2018
Lane Trachy 2018-01-02

Looking Back At The Cannabis Industry's 2017 And What To Expect in 2018

2017 may have been the biggest year ever for the cannabis industry. 2018 may be even better with more states expected to legalize and more money to be made.

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Mexico Announces Plans To Legalize Cannabis Products in 2018
Lane Trachy 2017-12-28

Mexico Announces Plans To Legalize Cannabis Products in 2018

Mexico’s health regulator announced that the country will legalize the sale of cannabis products such as medicines, foods, and drinks in 2018.

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How Medical Marijuana Sales Impact Alcohol Sales
Lane Trachy 2017-12-05

How Medical Marijuana Sales Impact Alcohol Sales

Researchers from the UCONN and Georgia State University find alcohol sales fell by 15% in states where medical marijuana is legal.

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New California Marijuana Laws Take Effect January 2018
Lane Trachy 2017-11-21

New California Marijuana Laws Take Effect January 2018

New California marijuana laws will go into place on January 1, 2018. How will this updated legislation affect the cannabis industry?

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Politicians Urging Anti-Marijuana Policies Are Facing Increased Public Scrutiny
Lane Trachy 2017-11-15

Politicians Urging Anti-Marijuana Policies Are Facing Increased Public Scrutiny

Debates about marijuana policies in the United States are beginning to increase. Politicians against cannabis reform are facing increased scrutiny.

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Medical Marijuana In NBA Supported By Former Commissioner David Stern
Lane Trachy 2017-11-02

Medical Marijuana In NBA Supported By Former Commissioner David Stern

Player use of medical marijuana in the NBA has always been against league policies. Former commissioner David Stern believes the NBA needs cannabis reform.

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Republican Cannabis Support Rises By Nearly 10% In 2017
Lane Trachy 2017-10-26

Republican Cannabis Support Rises By Nearly 10% In 2017

Republicans have not typically been linked to cannabis reform. A new Gallup poll from 2017 shows Republican cannabis support has reached 51%.

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Raid Of Cannabis Oil Laboratory Prompts Peru Cannabis Legalization
Lane Trachy 2017-10-24

Raid Of Cannabis Oil Laboratory Prompts Peru Cannabis Legalization

Peru’s conservative Congress recently voted to legalize medicinal cannabis oil. The raid on a production facility is what led to Peru cannabis legalization.

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Senator Dianne Feinstein Cannabis Views Differ From Challenger Kevin de León
Lane Trachy 2017-10-19

Senator Dianne Feinstein Cannabis Views Differ From Challenger Kevin de León

Will incumbent California Senator Dianne Feinstein cannabis policies hurt her against challenger Kevin de León in her bid for reelection?

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California Marijuana Farms Threatened By Raging Wildfires
Lane Trachy 2017-10-17

California Marijuana Farms Threatened By Raging Wildfires

Wildfires are scorching California and putting thousands of marijuana farms at risk of destruction. Some farmers could face losing millions of dollars.

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Marijuana Related Arrests Increased In 2016
Lane Trachy 2017-10-03

Marijuana Related Arrests Increased In 2016

Although legalization of marijuana in the U.S. has gained significant traction, marijuana related arrests increased substantially in 2016. Learn more here.

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DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg Resigns
Lane Trachy 2017-09-28

DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg Resigns

DEA administrator Chuck Rosenberg has resigned. The resignation is believed to be linked to Rosenberg’s view that President Trump does not respect the law.

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US Supreme Court Upholds Order to Reduce California Prison Overcrowding
Daily Dose 2011-05-24

US Supreme Court Upholds Order to Reduce California Prison Overcrowding

9,000 in Prison for Drug Possession at Cost of $450 Million a Year –…

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Bill Introduced in Albany to Clarify Law, Standardize Penalties for Simple Marijuana Possession
susan 2011-05-12

Bill Introduced in Albany to Clarify Law, Standardize Penalties for Simple Marijuana Possession

Published by DPA  | May 12, 2011 Bi-partisan Legislation Seeks to Save Taxpayer Dollars, Protect…

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