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Marijuana on the Hill: Bills introduced in Congress in 2017

By John Schroyer

Less than three months into the new Congressional session, 13 bills have been introduced – including eight last Thursday – that would change the federal government’s approach to cannabis.

Here is a look at the various proposals and their potential impact.

Future of MJ + cannabis investing under Trump: Q&A with former DEA official Jodi Avergun

By John Schroyer

If anyone has a good handle on how federal narcotics prosecutions work, it’s Jodi Avergun.

She once served as chief of staff for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. And now, among her duties as a partner in a Washington DC law firm, she advises clients on whether to invest in cannabis.