Posts Tagged ‘marijuana legalization’

After years-long fight, Colorado approves medical marijuana treatment for PTSD

Weed to treat PTSD

DENVER – Coloradans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will now be able to treat their conditions with doctor-approved medical marijuana, bringing a close to a years-long fight. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 17 Monday, which will allow physicians, after consultation and a medical background review, to prescribe patients suffering from doctor-diagnosed PTSD with medical…

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Sean Spicer says recreational pot may come under legal fire, igniting backlash from cannabis industry

Recreaional marijuna and money.

The Northwest’s cannabis industry is reeling from comments that White House press secretary Sean Spicer made today, suggesting that the Department of Justice will take action against states where recreational marijuana is legal. Spicer said that the final decision on enforcement will lie with the DOJ, but that he expects the feds to “enforce the…

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Legal Marijuana: With Sessions as Top Cop, Pot Advocates Getting Nervous

Colorado marijuana farm

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was confirmed last Wednesday night by a party-line vote after hours of protest speeches by Senate Democrats. Most of those protests centered on high-profile accusations of racism as well as Sessions’ record of opposing LGBTQ and reproductive rights. But there’s another policy issue that has advocacy groups, businesses, and even law…

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