Vangst founder and CEO Karson Humiston speaks on exciting news for the cannabis industry post-midterm election,
plus the future of cannabis legislation!

IGC, Tilray and Other Pot Stocks Gain After Sessions Quits as Attorney General

By Tony Owusu

Marijuana stocks rallied Wednesday after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions quit at President Donald Trump’s request, to be replaced by his chief of staff, Matthew G. Whitaker, on an interim basis.

Sessions was vocally against cannabis legalization, terminating an Obama-era policy earlier this year that kept federal authorities from cracking down on the cannabis industry in areas where the drug is legal under individual states’ laws.

“The most exciting news is Michigan going recreational legal, Utah passed the medical bill as did Missouri. Three very big wins for the industry,” Karson Humiston, CEO of Vangst, one of the cannabis industry’s largest recruiting agencies, told TheStreet.

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