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Congressman Calls For DEA Chief’s Removal After He Calls Medical Marijuana A ‘Joke’

"Rosenberg is clearly not the right fit for the DEA in this administration," Blumenauer said during a speech on the House floor Wednesday morning.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) said Wednesday that acting Drug Enforcement Administration chief Chuck Rosenberg should be replaced after calling the notion of smoking marijuana for medical purposes a “joke.” “Rosenberg is clearly not the right fit for the DEA in this administration,” Blumenauer said during a speech on the House floor Wednesday morning. The acting agency Read the full article…

Oregon Marijuana Events Should Be Investigated By Feds, Rep. Earl Blumenauer Says

Rep. Earl Blumenauer on Friday called for a federal investigation into whether taxpayer dollars are being improperly spent on marijuana education events.

OREGON:  Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer on Friday called for a federal investigation into whether taxpayer dollars are being improperly spent on marijuana education events that he said appear to be aimed at influencing voters to oppose the November ballot measure that would legalize the drug. In a letter to White House drug czar Michael Botticelli and another top Read the full article…

Open Letter To Attorney General Jeff Sessions

The Marijuana Business Association will continue to deliver on our mission: to serve as the leading provider of reliable business intelligence, professional community, and credible opportunity for participants in legal cannabis.  We have enhanced the value of MJBA membership, while keeping our fees reasonable and our programs accessible. Business membership starts at just $250.

Editorial by David Rheins, Founder/Executive Director of the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and publisher of the MJ News Network.   Dear Attorney General Sessions: Speaking on behalf of the tens of thousands of legal cannabis businesses, and the more than 150,000 workers employed in the legal cannabis industry, we ask you to rethink your decision to Read the full article…

Trump, Lamestream Media & Cannabis

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by Bailey Hirschburg Donald Trump really hasn’t said much about marijuana as president-elect/president. His administration meanders from strong to modest opposition, depending on who’s talking. This is because cable news is in a nebulous area where media personalities, the president’s staff, channel advertisers, and occasionally everyday people brief Trump from the comfort of his TV. Read the full article…

Oregon Officials Face Off Over Marijuana

The campaign for legalization in Oregon has all the makings of a political campaign, with marijuana as its candidate.

OREGON:  After a week of growling at each other in the press, one of Oregon’s most outspoken district attorneys against marijuana legalization and the legalization-supporting congressman who represents the Portland area had their first chance Friday to trade barbs in person. Mostly, they traded numbers. Oregon would take in at least $10 million in revenue, Read the full article…

Congressmen Introduce Bills To Aid Legal Marijuana Businesses

In mid September Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), along with a rather unlikely partner, Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist, announced the drafting of the Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2013.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Most Congressman would likely deny having smoked marijuana.  But in the past five months the House of Representatives has seen the introduction of three bills that aim to change the federal tax and legal treatment of marijuana sellers and users.

Congressmen Introduce Bills To Aid Legal Marijuana Businesses

In mid September Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), along with a rather unlikely partner, Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist, announced the drafting of the Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2013.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Most Congressman would likely deny having smoked marijuana.  But in the past five months the House of Representatives has seen the introduction of three bills that aim to change the federal tax and legal treatment of marijuana sellers and users.