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Former Trump Aide Announces Involvement in Medical Marijuana Startup

Last September, biopharmaceutical company C3 International quietly announced the launch of the company’s flagship pain management pill, Idrasil. Idrasil is a medical cannabis pill and C3 claims it’s the first standardized form of the drug. And to help develop policy and a marketing strategy for the pill, C3 International has enlisted the counsel of George […]

Snoop Dogg smokes a blunt in front of the White House to protest Trump

(photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons) Snoop Dogg recently visited Washington, D.C. to display his own special form of peaceful protest. The legendary rapper and cannabis aficionado was relaxing in a D.C. hotel on Tuesday before declaring on Instagram that he “just got the urge to get up and go to the White House and do some […]

Snoop Dogg Smokes a Blunt in Front of the White House to Protest Trump

Hip hop icon Snoop Dogg had some choice words for President Donald Trump, as he smoked a blunt in front of the White House in a series of videos posted to his Instagram account on Wednesday. The videos depict Snoop riding in a car in Washington, D.C. before stopping to smoke in a park across […]

Jeff Sessions Resigns as Attorney General

Attorney general Jeff Sessions has just submitted his official resignation, according to early reports from Washington. The resignation comes in response to a request from President Donald Trump, who allegedly made clear that he was going to fire Sessions. Sessions is Out According to CNN, Sessions formally submitted his resignation today to White House chief […]

Why the Cannabis Industry Deserves Better Than Dana Rohrabacher

The cannabis industry idolizes Dana Rohrabacher. And, in many ways, he’s made it difficult not to revere him. He’s positioned himself as one of the leading political figures in the space by focusing on the reform of federal cannabis laws—the only area of politics the cannabis industry seemingly cares about. But, if this Administration’s taught […]

The Roll-Up #49: Trump’s Secret War-On-Weed Committee

The Roll-Up features Leafly editors Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Dave Schmader in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast The Roll-Up #49: Trump’s Secret War-On-Weed Committee This week: BuzzFeed News reporter Dominic Holden joins us to talk about the White House’s secret anti-legalization task force. Also under discussion: cannabis & schizophrenia, […]

Trump’s Drug Czar Nominee Visits New Haven After Mass K2 Overdose

President Trump’s nominee for “drug czar” and former deputy chief of staff Jim Carroll spoke in New Haven about the outbreak of nearly 100 synthetic cannabinoid overdoses that struck the city last week. Carroll is an attorney and currently at the helm of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. At a Monday press […]

4 Times Donald Trump Flip-Flopped On His Marijuana Policy

Donald Trump knows how important cannabis legalization is to millions of Americans. But the president supports few things absolutely. That’s because he profits from staying just flexible enough on the issues. On legal pot, he often repeats what the last few presidents have said: wait and see. Although some members of his team, anti-marijuana politicians, […]

Trump wants death penalty policy for drug dealers, report finds

Donald Trump has privately become more enthusiastic for adopting drug policies inspired by countries that believe in capital punishment. President Trump would “love to have a law to execute all drug dealers here in America, though he’s privately admitted it would probably be impossible to get a law this harsh passed under the American system,” […]