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By Alex Pasquariello

Politicians and cannabis industry insiders, alike, were surprised Monday morning by Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s announcement that he has struck a deal with President Donald J. Trump that would protect states’ marijuana laws from federal interference.

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By Duke London Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner has agreed on a deal with President Trump that would end his boycott of the Department of Justice (DOJ) nomination process over US Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ directive to prosecute cannabis-related offenses federally. Gardner responded to Sessions’ January memo that directed federal prosecutors to focus once again on enforcing federal […] …read more

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The Colorado House overwhelmingly passed an amendment that would allow school officials to administer medical marijuana to students.

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By Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Possession of small amounts of marijuana will no longer be a criminal offense in New Mexico’s largest city. Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller signed legislation Thursday, April 12, 2018, amending the city’s criminal code, making low-level pot possession of 1 ounce (28.35 grams) or less without a valid medical cannabis referral a […] …read more

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A Grand Junction area trustee has announced that he is resigning less than 48 hours after winning the election. Jesse Loughman says he is giving up the Palisade office so he can keep his five marijuana licenses.

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