Colorado gov joins others in defending state MJ programs

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has joined his counterparts in Alaska, Oregon and Washington State in defending his state’s cannabis regulatory regime and pushing back against the possibility of federal intervention by the Department of Justice. Hickenlooper is the last of the four governors – who each received letters from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in July expressing concern about the effects of marijuana legalization – to respond to Sessions. Hickenlooper made it clear he believes Colorado has “worked diligently to … build a comprehensive regulatory and enforcement system that prioritizes public safety and public health,” the Denver ... Colorado gov joins others in defending state MJ programs is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs