9 ways federal marijuana laws are limiting rights of residents in legal weed states

Federal status of marijuana is affecting both everyday cannabis consumers and people attempting to work in the industry. By BROOKE EDWARDS STAGGS / STAFF WRITER Published: Feb. 4, 2017 Updated: Feb. 5, 2017 2:45 p.m. Federal law still classifies cannabis as a Schedule I narcotic, a category reserved for drugs such as heroin that are …

Smoke & ministers: Israel moves to allow medical marijuana exports

Published time: 5 Feb, 2017 An Israeli government committee has given the first go-ahead for the country to export medical marijuana. The green light came from a ministerial committee on Sunday, but the legislation could take months to get through parliament. The measure could generate an estimated 1 billion shekels ($267 million) per year for …

‘The Dakota Access pipeline is becoming a litmus test for all banks involved’

With the Trump administration making clear its intent to push forward the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) regardless of widespread opposition, campaigners are ramping up their call for the project's financial backers to pull their support. "If money rules the day then we will bring compassion to our capital by divesting."—Chase Iron Eyes, Lakota People's Law …