A powerful congressional committee voted on Wednesday to reject a measure to protect banks that open accounts for marijuana businesses from being punished by federal financial regulators. Supporters then scrambled to craft a more limited measure focused on medical cannabis businesses, but it was ultimately withdrawn before a vote could take place. The broader measure […]

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has had cannabis in his crosshairs since even before he took office, but his first formal shot at legalization—the decision last week to rescind the Cole memo—looks more and more like it could backfire. On Friday, a California congresswoman introduced a US House bill that would protect state-legal cannabis from […]

It doesn’t come as a surprise to most people that the classification of medical marijuana is controlled for political reasons, however it is still nice to be told the truth. Attorney General Eric Holder basically admitted that the Obama administration is letting politics overrule science  when it comes to federal classification of medical marijuana. Despite earlier statements from […]