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LA TIMES: (ENDORSEMENT) Measure M would give L.A. ’ s legal marijuana industry the comprehensive oversight it needs. Vote yes

Californians may have voted to make recreational marijuana legal under state law in November, but details about who can grow, make and sell pot products, as well as where pot businesses can put down roots, are still being decided. Those decisions are weighty indeed, considering the market’s potential size and the concerns that remain about pot’s use. In March, Los Angeles voters will face two ballot measures that offer very different plans for what the city’s marijuana marketplace should look...


DAILY CALLER: Weed Advocates Are Trembling Over Looming Sessions Confirmation

Marijuana activists are increasingly fearful over the upcoming vote to confirm Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions to the highest law enforcement position in the country. The Senate will vote Wednesday on the confirmation of Sessions, President Donald Trump’s nominee to the post of attorney general, and officials in states with legal weed laws are concerned he could upend their burgeoning industries. Sessions is a staunch opponent of marijuana reform and some activists fear his appointment may lead to further raids in states where marijuana...


CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: Pot backers fear worst as vote nears on marijuana foe Sessions for attorney general

Marijuana legalization backers fear the worst for their fast-growing industry as the U.S. Senate prepares to vote Wednesday to approve a longtime pot opponent, Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions, as the nation’s next attorney general. All signs indicate that Sessions, who last year said that “good people don’t smoke marijuana,” has lined up the votes to get confirmed as the highest law enforcement officer in the land. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-AL, testified on Tuesday at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing...



Today on Burning Issues Mitch Earleywine is joined by Catherine Hiller Author of Just Say Yes: A Marijuana Memoir. Just Say Yes, could be considered the first marijuana memoir ever published, and is a positive, honest, and humorous observation of the effect of weed upon every aspect of her life: marriage, motherhood, friendship, work, sport, sex.   Catherine Hiller began writing at the young age of ten which lead her to eventually receive a Ph.D. in English from Brown University. Her first...