DEA May Issue More Cannabis Importing Licenses

The Drug Enforcement Administration announced this week that it was now accepting comments on a Virginia-based biotechnology company’s application to import “marihuana extract” and “tetrahydrocannabinol.” In a small notice published in the government’s daily Federal Register report, the DEA stated that Sanyal Biotechnology was looking to import cannabis extracts and THC to use in the…

Anti-pot Attorney General Jeff Sessions barely saves his own job

Marijuana proponents rejoiced and then quickly recoiled when rumors circulated last week that prominent anti-pot Attorney General Jeff Sessions might be replaced with the arguably more hard-lined marijuana opponent and the current EPA administrator Scott Pruitt. Now, it looks like Sessions may keep his job afterall (for now). President Trump has reportedly been considering replacing…