President Trump’s DOJ Ramping Up Crackdown on Marijuana Laws

President Trump’s DOJ Ramping Up Crackdown on Marijuana Laws

President Trump’s DOJ Ramping Up Crackdown on Marijuana Laws The Trump Administration is readying for a crackdown on marijuana users under USAG Jeff Sessions. President Trump’s Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, led by AG Sessions, is expected to release a report this week that criminal justice reform advocates fear will link marijuana […]

This is “Made in America” Week

This is “Made in America” Week

This is “Made in America” Week Over the next 3 weeks The Trump Administration will hold events pertaining to 3 Presidential themes, as follows: Made in America American Heroes American Dreams This the 1st week will include at least 2 events celebrating US-made products, including a “product showcase” of items made in all 50 States. […]

US Tax Reform, Healthcare, New Budget Done by September

US Tax Reform, Healthcare, New Budget Done by September

US Tax Reform, Healthcare, New Budget Done by September Expect Congress to move on 3 Key Trump Administration issues: healthcare, tax reform, and the budget by September. Members of the Senate have been regularly meeting to hash out a healthcare bill and a version of the White House budget that was given to Congress last […]

US-China Trade Deal Reveals Key Corporate Winners

US-China Trade Deal Reveals Key Corporate Winners

US-China Trade Deal Reveals Key Corporate Winners $V, $MA, $AXP, $LNG, $JPM, $MS, $TSN Beef companies, credit card firms and LNG (liquefied natural gas) exporters emerged as potential corporate winners Friday in the wake of trade agreements reached between the United States and China. Initial reaction on the US stock market was subdued after the announcement […]

President Donald Trump, GOP Congress Post a Pro-Live Victory

President Donald Trump, GOP Congress Post a Pro-Live Victory

President Donald Trump, GOP Congress Post a Pro-Live Victory President Trump signs resolution allowing states to block family planning funds Thursday President Trump signed a resolution that will allow US states to restrict how federal funds for contraception and reproductive health are spent, a move cheered by anti-abortion campaigners. “This is a major pro-life victory,” […]

GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit

GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit

GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit Trade between Britain and the GCC totals about $37.5-B annually Gulf Arab states are pressing for an early deal on free trade with Britain to secure preferential arrangements after Brexit, and could have a draft agreement ready within months, officials said Monday. Britain cannot formally […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A package of implementation bills is moving in Arkansas, Florida Republicans use an implementation bill to try to impose restrictions on the voter-approved medical marijuana law, and more. Arkansas Last Thursday, A package of “fix” bills were moving. The Senate sent two medical marijuana bills to the governor’s desk, while the House […]

USAG Sessions, There is More Violence Around Pot Than ‘One Would Think’

USAG Sessions, There is More Violence Around Pot Than ‘One Would Think’

USAG Sessions, There is More Violence Around Pot Than ‘One Would Think’ The US Justice Department will try to adopt “responsible policies” for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws, Attorney General Jeff Sessions says, adding that he believes violence surrounds sales and use of the drug in the US In a meeting with reporters Monday, AG […]

Many “Blue” States are Broke, Need Money Like O2

Many “Blue” States are Broke, Need Money Like O2

Many “Blue” States are Broke, Need Money Like O2 Many Blue stat Governors and state legislators say they are running out of money again, and many are demanding tax hikes to close budget gaps. More than 50% the states are facing big deficits this year, and they are mostly Blue states, including:  California, Connecticut, Delaware, […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Medical marijuana is keeping Arkansas legislators and regulators busy, Kentucky and West Virginia see full-fledged medical cannabis bills filed, a CBD cannabis oil bill heads to the governor’s desk in Indiana, and more. Arkansas Last Thursday, the House approved a bill banning military members from becoming registered caregivers. The body approved House […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update It is  all Red State Medical Marijuana news this week, reflecting the slow spread of acceptance to even the most conservative areas of the country. Arkansas Last Wednesday, a batch of medical marijuana “fix” bills were moving. Six medical marijuana-related bills moved out of committees to face floor votes in their respective […]

President Trump’s Ban Not About Muslims or Business It is About Terrorists

President Trump’s Ban Not About Muslims or Business It is About Terrorists

President Trump’s Ban Not About Muslims or Business It is About Terrorists $AAPL, $GOOGL, $FB US President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and travelers from 7 predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States is not intended to be racists or hurt business, it is to protect our nation from terrorists “This has nothing to […]

President Trump’s Voter Fraud Investigation Paving the Way for Tough Rules

President Trump’s Voter Fraud Investigation Paving the Way for Tough Rules

President Trump’s Voter Fraud Investigation Paving the Way for Tough Rules US President Donald Trump’s investigation into voter fraud in the Y 2016 election will pave the way for tough voting rules including stringent ID requirements. This is a signal of the Trump administration’s support for changes in laws that could create new restrictions on […]

Casino Owners to Push for Overthrow of Sports Betting Ban

Casino Owners to Push for Overthrow of Sports Betting Ban

Casino Owners to Push for Overthrow of Sports Betting Ban Casino owners will renew their push to legalize sports betting at their properties, according to an executive with the gambling industry’s trade association. Industry lobbyists will be seeking a sponsor next year for legislation to overturn a Y 1992 ban on the betting, according to […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Medical marijuana went 4 for 4 last Tuesday, Election Day, the feds give up on trying to shut down the Berkeley Patients Group, and more.  National On Monday, a new report called marijuana a “promising option” for dealing with opioid addiction. A new report from the National Cannabis Industry Association finds that increasing […]

5 US States May Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2016

5 US States May Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2016

5 US States May Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2016 About 50% of the US has already legalized marijuana for either medical or recreational use. This November, 9 US states may continue the trend. Of those 9 states, 5 have ballot initiatives that could result in legal recreational use. California could legalize recreational use, thus making […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update In a surprise move, the conservative American Legion comes out for cannabis rescheduling, Arkansas medical marijuana initiatives see lawsuits fly, Ohio is now a medical marijuana state, and more.  NationalAt the end of August, the American Legion called for marijuana to be rescheduled. The nation’s largest veterans’ organization has passed a resolution […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A bi-partisan federal effort to open up research on medical marijuana is now underway, it looks likely that Arkansas will be voting on medical marijuana in November, a New Jersey PTSD bill advances, and more. National Monday, congressional marijuana reform fans and foes said they were working together on a new research […]