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Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California) this week introduced H.R. 4779: To protect States and individuals in states that have laws which permit the use of cannabis, and for other purposes

January 12, 2018 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California) this week introduced H.R. 4779: To protect States and individuals in states that have laws which permit the use of cannabis, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation has 4 cosponsors: Rep. Ed. Blumenauer...

H.R. 975 – An Answer to AG Sessions’ Move on Legal Cannabis – Picks up 9 Cosponsors

Federal Cannabis Legislation – Pipeline H.R. 975, the Respect State Marijuana Laws Act of 2017, which would amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to marijuana, and for other purposes, has added 9 new...

Sessions Rescinds Cole Memo – Implications

January 4, 2018 - AG Sessions has arguably moved in a direction many expected – escalating his campaign against legal cannabis by reversing the Cole Memo (see the entire memo here). Given the majority and ever-increasing number of Americans that believe, at the least,...

AP NewsBreak: US to end policy that let legal pot flourish

Source: Associated Press January 4, 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, two people with knowledge of the decision told The...

Cannabis Legislation – HR 3530 Introduced

July 31, 2017 – Representative James Comer (R-KY) has introduced H.R. 3530: To amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marijuana, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation has 15 cosponsors, including Garland Barr...

Cannabis Legislation – HR 3534 Introduced

July 31, 2017 – Representative Suzan DelBene (D-WA) has introduced H.R. 3534: To make the Controlled Substances Act inapplicable with respect to marijuana in states that have legalized marijuana and have in effect a statewide regulatory regime to protect certain...