A bill introduced by Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter that would allow banks to serve marijuana-related businesses without fear of penalties from the federal government got a boost Tuesday from a bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general. A letter sent to leaders in Congress Tuesday by 19 state attorneys general requests that Congress pass legislation such […]
As recreational marijuana sales ramp up throughout California’s Bay Area, could the newly legal drug end up creating an unexpected type of high — in the real estate market? Researchers looking at the impact of legalized recreational marijuana on Denver’s home prices found a surprising trend: dispensaries that began selling recreational marijuana had a “large […]
The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will not conduct research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain, as veterans groups are pushing for the use of the drug as an alternative to opioids and anti-depressants. In a letter to U.S. Rep. Tim Walz (D-Minn.), Department of […]
The pastor of a marijuana-based church will run for Weld County commissioner as a Republican. Brandon Baker, 39, who in 2013 sued to stop the state’s pot DUI law from being enacted says he will campaign for the at-large county commissioners seat up for election November 2018, and could face off against incumbent at-large commissioner Steve […]
The pastor of a marijuana-based church will run for Weld County commissioner as a Republican. This article was originally featured on thecannabist.co.