The questions surrounding marijuana legalization have pushed many to wonder about the possibility of a marijuana stock bubble. And for good reason.
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo on April 5, 2017, outlining the mission of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, including the creation of a subcommittee to review marijuana enforcement policies, and it did not go unnoticed by public market participants.
On April 5, 2017, the Department of Justice announced that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had issued a memo with an update on the DOJ’s Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, including the move to review marijuana enforcement policies.
Beyond the legal issues, the problem for investors is that the industry is filled with small publicly traded companies that are risky bets at best, and outright fraudulent at worst.
Major cannabis stock indices have been falling for three consecutive weeks, ever since White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested the federal government would enforce federal law in states where recreational weed has been legalized.
In response to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s recent comments on federal marijuana policy, Oregon lawmakers are making moves to protect the the private information of recreational marijuana consumers.
A newly released survey from the independent Quinnipiac University really demonstrates just how strongly the American public wants to see marijuana legalized, and how certain they are that state’s rights should prevail.
When White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer commented on the potential of “greater enforcement” of federal marijuana law under the Trump Administration, the industry reacted immediately. Now, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators has penned a letter in an effort to protect the recreational marijuana industry.
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators, including Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressing concern that the Trump administration may begin enforcing federal law in states that have legalized marijuana.
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2017 / – A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators, including Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) today sent a letter that calls on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to request the Department of Justice (DOJ) uphold its existing enforcement policy regarding states that have voter-approved marijuana laws.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 1, 2017/Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, is reassuring customers, shareholders, and the public that the company’s operations in the federally legal hemp cannabidiol (CBD) market are unaffected by recent statements from Trump administration officials hinting at a crackdown on recreational marijuana.
A federal crackdown on marijuana isn’t bad news for all marijuana stocks.
While President Donald Trump vowed on his campaign trail to let states decide the fate of marijuana legalization, recent comments by the Trump Administration seem to negate his campaign promise and have created a ripple effect in the public cannabis markets.
National Cannabis Industry Association deputy director Taylor West appears on MSNBC to discuss comments made by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, regarding the Justice Department’s approach to state-legal marijuana programs.
Enforcing marijuana laws: FNC’s Alicia Acuna on concerns the Trump Administration may get tougher on enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana use.
The NFL Players Association will continue to pursue a “less punitive” marijuana policy despite the recent comments from White House press secretary Sean Spicer indicating that the Trump administration will increase its enforcement of federal marijuana laws.
Shares of Canadian and U.S. marijuana producers fell Friday after the Trump administration suggested a crackdown on recreational marijuana may be in the works.
On Feb. 23, 2017, during a daily briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer answered a reporter’s question regarding marijuana enforcement, prompting immediate reactions from members of the legal cannabis industry.
On Feb. 23, 2017, the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy released draft regulations for forms and methods of administering medical marijuana, specifically with regards to how much a patient can possess within a 90-day period.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday made comments about marijuana that both ignited concern in some and sparked hope in others within the state of California.
The newly formed House Cannabis Caucus, co-launched by Alaska Republican Congressman Don Young, responded Thursday to a statement from a White House spokesman about potentially increasing federal prosecution of recreational smokers.
DENVER, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to report its monthly page views have increased 68% month over month.
MEDFORD, Ore., Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., issued the following statement after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer today made comments disparaging the decisions American voters have made to legalize recreational marijuana in eight states and Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) released the following statement after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested that the Trump administration will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana.
DENVER, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The following statement by Kristi Kelly, Executive Director, Marijuana Industry Group, is being released in response to a Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, announcement by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer that the Department of Justice was going to target recreational marijuana businesses.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today Congressman Earl Blumenauer released the following statement in response to White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer’s statement that the Trump Administration may start “greater enforcement” of adult use of marijuana.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The bipartisan Congressional Cannabis Caucus – co-chaired by Reps. Don Young (AK-At Large), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48), Jared Polis (CO-02) – today released the following statement in response to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s suggestion that the Trump administration will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana.
During a White House Daily Briefing on Feb. 23, 2017, press secretary Sean Spicer gave insight into how the Trump Administration may proceed in regards to the enforcement of federal marijuana law.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9. 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) has issued the statement below regarding the Senate’s confirmation of Jeff Sessions as attorney general on Wednesday evening.