Washington DC’s Cannabis Market Is Still Untested, Untaxed, and Underground

On a Saturday night in November, a casually dressed crowd mingled outside a chic nightclub in the southern end of Washington D.C.’s Shaw neighborhood. Inside, some two dozen vendors have set up on both floors of the bar for the Capital Cup, vending small amounts of flower, edibles, tinctures and the like from fold-up tables.

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‘Corona, Lime, & Cannabis, Please’: Big Brewer Enters Marijuana Biz

Constellation Brands, one of the United States’ largest alcohol distributors, has taken a 9.9% stake in the Canadian cannabis firm Canopy Growth, according to a report by Jennifer Maloney and David George-Cosh in the Wall Street Journal. Canopy and Constellation say they plan to develop cannabis-infused beverages for the legal adult market.

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The Haymaker: Why Is Jeff Sessions Hiding His Task Force?

What’s in the report, Jeff? Does it not say what you thought it would say?

Sessions may have assumed the task force would give him cover to come after legal cannabis. But what if it didn’t?

For nearly a week, cannabis and judicial reform advocates have been awaiting a report from the Justice Department’s Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety. Continue reading “The Haymaker: Why Is Jeff Sessions Hiding His Task Force?”