Colorado Takes Preemptive Action Against Impending Federal Marijuana Crackdown

Marijuana states such as Colorado, who are worried about a federal crackdown with the advent of the Trump administration, may have a new strategy to fend off the law–a bill in the state legislature to allow licensed recreational pot growers to instantly re-clasify their weed as medical pot in case there is a change in federal la or enforcement. Continue reading

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White House Eyeing $18 Billion List Of Budget Cuts Targeting Social Programs

The new list of cuts include $1.2 billion in National Institutes of Health research grants. The community development block grant program would be halved, amounting to a cut of $3 billion, and $500 million would be stripped from popular transportation project funding known as TIGER grants. Continue reading

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Trump Son-In-Law’s Deep Ties To Israel, Netanayahu Raise Doubts Of Impartiality

Kushner and his family also have longstanding personal ties to Netanyahu. At a White House news conference last month, Netanyahu joked that he has known Kushner since he was a boy.

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Trump Administration Announces Sweeping New Sanctions On Chinese, North Korean, And Iranian Entities

The government also implemented sanctions on companies or people found to have “transferred to, or acquired from, Iran, North Korea, or Syria goods, services, or technology listed on multilateral export control lists.” Continue reading

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North Dakota Oil Pipeline Spill 3 Times Larger Than First Estimated

About 530,000 gallons of oil is now believed to have spilled from the Belle Fourche Pipeline that was likely ruptured by a slumping hillside about 16 miles northwest of Belfield in Billings County, North Dakota. Continue reading

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