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Headlines: Senator Feinstein “evolves” on marijuana legalization

California’s Feinstein believes states should set marijuana policy; Maine lawmakers override governor’s sales bill veto; Missouri House passes medical marijuana bill; Idaho Democrat “Sees nothing wrong with recreational marijuana”; Alaska has first $1 million marijuana excise tax month; Alaska’s new HIDTA means one exists in every US state now.

Headlines: Dr. Sanjay Gupta Premieres “Weed 4: Pot vs. Pills”

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta premieres documentary on marijuana replacing opioids; Denver Post’s “The Cannabist” is shutting down; Two men in Maine facing federal charges for lying about pot on gun form; Maine’s governor vetoes marijuana sales regulation bill; New Jersey Democrat believes potent pot can “directly” kill people.

Headlines: Maine Legislature Guts Legalization, Establishes Sales

Maine passes sales bill, may override LePage veto; FDA closer to approving CBD drug Epidiolex; Sessions proposes new rule to limit opioid production for misuse; Scott’s Miracle-Gro buys up huge hydroponics company; Dr. Sanjay Gupta releasing “Weed 4: Pot vs. Pills”

Headlines: Trump Supports Federal Marijuana Reform

President Trump tells Senator Gardner he’s for federal reform; Fmr. Speaker Boehner tells CNBC he supports federal descheduling; Maine Gov. LePage will veto marijuana bill because it keeps medical marijuana; Mass. Gov. Baker signs criminal justice reform; Idaho GOP Gov. hopefuls debate CBD oil bill’s death in committee.

The Solution to Legalization Problems is Never More Prohibition

NEWS: Treasury Secretary implies support for allowing marijuana businesses to use banking; Attorney General Sessions again ties opioid overdoses to cultural shift on marijuana; MIDWEST: POLITICO piece on Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia pro-medical marijuana Democrats; RANT: KGW News suggestions of limiting butane sales won’t stop BHO blasting, but allowing processors to serve public might.