Former Deputy Attorney General James Cole Reflects Back On The Cole Memos

James Cole looks back on the "Cole Memo"

NEW YORK: Pot podcaster Cannabis Economy has released an in-depth interview with Former US Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole whose three memos reset Justice Department guidance regarding federal oversight of legal cannabis.  The conversation is Episode 140 on the Cannabis Economy podcast app on iTunes, Google Play or found through the iTunes Podcast App. “You can’t prosecute every case involving Read the full article…

The Feds’ Scary Reassurances To Banks That Deal With State-Licensed Marijuana Businesses

This Las Vegas bank is eager to do business with MMJ dispensary

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  On Friday the Treasury Department and the Justice Department issued guidelines for banks that do business with state-licensed marijuana suppliers. According to Attorney General Eric Holder, the aim of the memos is to reassure financial institutions that are leery of accepting cannabusinesses as customers because they worry it will attract unwanted attention from federal regulators and prosecutors. Read the full article…

DOJ’s James Cole to Testify About Marijuana Enforcement

Deputy Attorney General James Cole will testify at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. won’t be the one answering senators’ questions about how the U.S. Department of Justice will respond to state-based marijuana legalization efforts, the Senate Judiciary Committee has announced.

DOJ’s James Cole to Testify About Marijuana Enforcement

Deputy Attorney General James Cole will testify at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. won’t be the one answering senators’ questions about how the U.S. Department of Justice will respond to state-based marijuana legalization efforts, the Senate Judiciary Committee has announced.