Jeff Sessions says prosecutors won't pursue "small marijuana cases"

Federal prosecutors won't take on small-time marijuana cases, despite the Justice Department's decision to lift an Obama-era policy that discouraged U.S. authorities from cracking down on the pot trade in states where the drug is legal, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Saturday.

Marapharm Ventures Inc. (OTCQB: MRPHF) (CSE: MDM.CN) (FSE: 2M0) Announces that the State of Nevada has Awarded Conditional Approval for its Marijuana Distributor License

On August 22, 2017 the Nevada Department of Taxation, the main oversight body for marijuana in the state, conditionally approved an application for a marijuana establishment distributor license, subject to vehicle and facility inspections. This is the first award among multiple applications Marapharm submitted.

Cannabis companies eager to take growing biz to the bank

Any private U.S. bank that is insured by the federal government is forbidden by law from knowingly handling money from cannabis businesses. That leaves people in the rapidly growing industry with few options when it comes to dealing with business basics like payroll, taxes, and finances..

How Canada's Marijuana Legalization Could Affect the U.S.

America's neighbor to the north is fast moving toward legalizing recreational marijuana nationwide, which would make Canada the second country in the world to do so. And the impact of having weed legalized on such a big scale, so close to home, may affect the future of pot in the United States. "There are those who sometimes regard Canada as the 51st state. It would be an important signal about the movement coming of age.

"There are those who sometimes regard Canada as the 51st state. It would be an important signal about the movement coming of age. It would add to the critical mass,” says Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer, a member of Congress' newly-formed Cannabis Caucus who is pushing to change the way the federal government treats the substance. And, he says: "It would shift the center of gravity."

Legal Haze Clouds Cannabis For Pets

Legal Haze Clouds Cannabis For Pets December 23, 2016 12:39 PM Tom Banse Dogs don't need marijuana to act a little high. Share See comments OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON — Largely overlooked in the aftermath of the November elections was the fact that more than half of U.S. states have now legalized medical marijuana. Another eight also allow the use of recreational marijuana. But if pot is okay for people, does it follow that it's also good for our pets?