Congress Votes YES to Protect Legal Marijuana

Generic 20 June 2019 | 0 Comments

We. Did. It. For the first time ever, the House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana. The importance of this 267 to 165 bipartisan vote on the Blumenauer amendment cannot be overstated. Today, nearly one in four Americans reside in a jurisdiction […]

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House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee To Hear Three Cannabis Bills

Generic 30 April 2019 | 0 Comments

On April 30, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing for multiple pieces of legislation, including the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act, the Veterans Equal Access Act and the Veterans Cannabis Use for Safe Healing Act. In the last Congress, the previous iteration of the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act was passed […]

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Marijuana Banking Passes Critical Committee

Generic 29 March 2019 | 0 Comments

In the first of what is anticipated to be multiple Congressional votes to address the federal prohibition and criminalization of marijuana, the House Financial Services Committee will today voted to advance The SAFE Banking Act, HR 1595, 45-15. Currently, thousands of state-licensed and regulated businesses lack access to the banking industry and are unable to […]

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The Veterans Equal Access Act Reintroduced

Generic 15 March 2019 | 0 Comments

In the House, Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), a founder and co-Chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, has reintroduced H.R. 1647, the Veterans Equal Access Act, which expands medical cannabis access to eligible military veterans. Presently, V.A. doctors are forbidden from providing the paperwork necessary to complete a recommendation, thus forcing military veterans to seek the advice of a […]

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The Marijuana Justice Act Introduced In Both Chambers Of Congress

Generic 28 February 2019 | 0 Comments

Today, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) along with Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Ro Khanna (D-CA), introduced The Marijuana Justice Act of 2019, to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and incentivize states to end the racially disparate criminalization of marijuana consumers. Click here to send a message to your federal lawmakers and urge them […]

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