WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Health subcommittee for the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Wednesday held a three-plus hours-long hearing on the topic of “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade,” which examined legislative proposals that would allow significant federal policy reform, if passed. Wednesday’s hearing focused mainly on cannabis research. In his opening […]
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – 2020 could be shaping up to be a major turning point for federal cannabis law. Multiple cannabis reform bills will be debated by the congressional committee of House Energy and Commerce’s subcommittee on Health this Wednesday. According to a memo about the meeting, a total of six bills will be included in […]
Make no mistake about it, the country is still in the same lousy shape with respect to its marijuana laws than it was last year and the year before that.
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The cannabis industry donated more than $305,000 to U.S. congressional members in the first half of 2019, exceeding last year’s total of about $248,500 by more than 20%. The data was collected from federal filings by Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), an organization that actively opposes marijuana legalization, The Hill reported. SAM said in a blog […]