Federal Employment Protections Demanded In Appropriations Bill

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For the first time, the House Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Appropriations has included language seeking to protect the employment of federal employees who consume cannabis in legal jurisdictions. “Denying responsible adults access to federal employment opportunities for engaging in state legal conduct is counterproductive and it disproportionately impacts the veteran community. The final appropriations […]

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First Ever Veterans-Focused Medical Bill Introduced In Senate

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Washington, DC: Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) today introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions. Under existing regulations, VA doctors are not permitted to fill out the mandatory paperwork necessary to […]

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NEW POLL: 63% of Americans Believe “Marijuana Should Be Made Legal”

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Sixty-three percent of US voters believe that “marijuana should be made legal in the United States,” according to survey data released today by Quinnipiac University. The percentage is the highest support level ever reported in a nationwide Quinnipiac poll. The result is similar to those of other recent national polls, such as surveys by CBS […]

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Election: Ohio City Completely Depenalizes Marijuana

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Athens, Ohio: The Athens Cannabis Ordinance – better known as “TACO” – to completely remove all penalties for possessing, cultivating, and gifting of up to 200 grams of marijuana was approved by voters on election day by a vote of 77 percent to 23 percent. In November 2016, four Ohio municipalities – Newark, Logan, Roseville, and Bellaire […]

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New Hampshire: Marijuana Decriminalization Measure Signed Into Law

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Republican Gov. Chris Sununu signed legislation today decriminalizing minor marijuana possession offenses. House Bill 640, which takes effect in 60 days, eliminates criminal penalties for the possession of up to 3/4 of an ounce of cannabis and/or up to five grams of hashish for those age 18 or older. Under the new law, first time […]

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