“This is outrageous”: Politicians react vigorously to report that Sessions will rescind Cole memo

Politicians from states where marijuana sales are legal took to Twitter and released statements Thursday morning to express their dismay at a report that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will rescind the Cole Memo. Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner posted a Tweet blasting Sessions’ reported decision. “This reported action directly contradicts what Attorney General Sessions…

BREAKING NEWS: Feds rescind The Cole Memo opening the floodgates for dispensary crackdowns

In 2013, Obama’s Deputy-Attorney General James Cole penned a memo which barred the federal government from interfering with state marijuana laws. The document, known as The Cole Memo, instructed US Attorneys in all 50 states not to interfere with their state’s implementation of legal marijuana so long as they establish regulations to prevent issues such…

How Blockchain Could Solve Problems in the Marijuana Industry

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum  represent an exciting but volatile investment, but their foundation — blockchain — is already being embraced by established corporations as a solution for many issues facing the emerging legal cannabis industry. Most conversations about the cryptography software of blockchain are focused on the explosive unpredictability of the digital currencies it…