• November 28, 2020

Tags : Cory Gardner

Sen. Cory Gardner’s Interesting Marijuana Predicament

Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner is in an interesting predicament. There are those in the cannabis industry who say he should be given a chance this November to finish what he started around cannabis banking reform. Others say he hasn’t done anything so far for the industry, and therefore ask why he should be re-elected. […]Read More

Anti-marijuana group SAM nears its last breath

Anti-cannabis legalization group Smart Approaches to Marijuana nears its last breath in its most underwhelming assault on the cannabis industry yet.  In a recent report aimed at ginning up anti-cannabis media stories, SAM states that the cannabis industry has donated a whopping $58,203 to Colorado’s six members of Congress. That’s right. A stunning $58,203 to […]Read More

Trump Attorney General Nominee Won’t Go After Legal Marijuana Businesses; Urges Congress To Act

At his confirmation hearing on Tuesday, attorney general nominee William Barr said he would not go after marijuana companies that have operated in compliance with earlier Justice Department guidance that was rescinded last year by his predecessor, Jeff Sessions. He also encouraged Congress to address the conflict between federal and state cannabis policies. “My approach […]Read More

One Year After Jeff Sessions Rescinded A Federal Marijuana Memo, The Sky Hasn’t Fallen

One Year After Jeff Sessions Rescinded A Federal Marijuana Memo, The Sky Hasn’t Fallen Exactly one year ago, then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions stoked fears in the marijuana industry by rescinding an Obama-era Justice Department memo that encouraged federal prosecutors to generally not interfere with state cannabis legalization laws. But in the year since, the government has not […]Read More

Republican Cory Gardner Calls for Marijuana Reform In Fiery Senate Floor Speech

An impassioned Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner championed marijuana legalization on Tuesday, despite the Senate blocking his effort to attach far-reaching marijuana reforms to bipartisan criminal justice legislation.  Cory Gardner, a Coloradan who is also chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, or NRSC, sought unanimous consent of the body to amend the prison and sentencing reform […]Read More

Attention, Candidates: Marijuana Will Win You the Election

A recent CNN analysis of marijuana and politics found, “There’s always been a sense that this is good with young voters, but I think it’s good with all voters… This cuts across a lot of lines.” That analysis, which ran on-air Wednesday during “Inside Politics with John King,” came after Colorado and four other states […]Read More

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