Trump Says He Can Ignore Medical Marijuana Protections Passed By Congress

December 21, 2019Tom AngellFollow me on Twitter. Check out my website.In a statement attached to a large-scale funding bill he signed into law on Friday, President Trump said in effect that he reserves the right to ignore a congressionally approved provision that seeks to protect state medical marijuana laws from federal interference."Division B, section 531 …

Agencies clarify requirements for providing financial services to hemp-related businesses

From Board of Governors Federal Reserve SystemAgencies clarify requirements for providing financial services to hemp-related businessesDecember 3, 2019 WASHINGTON-Four federal agencies in conjunction with the state bank regulators today issued a statement clarifying the legal status of hemp growth and production and the relevant requirements under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) for banks providing services to …

House Judiciary Passes MORE Act to Decriminalize Marijuana at Federal Level

Nov 20, 2019Washington, D.C. –Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, by a vote of 24-10. The MORE Act is one of the most comprehensive marijuana reforms bills ever introduced in the U.S. Congress. The MORE Act aims to correct the historical injustices of failed drug …

dpa: “ In an unprecedented move, the House Judiciary Committee will vote on the MORE Act this Wednesday.”

Above:  Link to Press ConferenceIMMEDIATE ACTION REQUEST!!!From Drug Policy Alliance,I want to make sure you didn’t miss the huge news in my email below. Tomorrow will go down in history as the closest we've come to ending federal marijuana prohibition and repairing the harms it’s causing to our communities. The House Judiciary Committee will vote …

Today I introduced my bill to allow cannabis use in public housing…

Today I introduced my bill to allow cannabis use in public housing in DC and states where it’s legal for medical and/or recreational use. I signed the bill with Sondra Battle, a DC resident who lives in Section 8 housing and is prescribed cannabis to treat her fibromyalgia. pic.twitter.com/iyvUzpPMvA— Eleanor Holmes Norton (@EleanorNorton) June 19, …

To acknowledge that the War on Drugs has been a failed policy…

Text: H.Res.933 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)There is one version of the bill.Text available as:XML/HTML XML/HTML (new window)TXTPDF (PDF provides a complete and accurate display of this text.) Tip?Shown Here:Introduced in House (06/12/2018)115th CONGRESS2d SessionH. RES. 933To acknowledge that the War on Drugs has been a failed policy in achieving the goal of …

Norton to Introduce Legislation to Permit Medical Marijuana Use in Public Housing,

Norton to Introduce Legislation to Permit Medical Marijuana Use in Public Housing, Speak at National Cannabis Festival, SaturdayApr 20, 2018 Press Release Norton to Speak at National Cannabis Festival, SaturdayWASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that she will both introduce a bill and file an amendment to the House fiscal year 2019 Transportation, …

International Drug Scheduling; … Cannabis Plant and Resin; Extracts and Tinctures of Cannabis; Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol; …Cannabidiol; Request for Comments…

International Drug Scheduling; Convention on Psychotropic Substances; Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; Cannabis Plant and Resin; Extracts and Tinctures of Cannabis; Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol; Stereoisomers of Tetrahydrocannabinol; Cannabidiol; Request for CommentsA Notice by the Food and Drug Administration on 04/09/2018This document has a comment period that ends in 13 days. (04/23/2018) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) …

Bipartisan REFER Act Targets Sessions’ War On Cannabis In High Style

Janet Burns ,In response to ongoing threats to the cannabis industry from the U.S. Department of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, lawmakers have prepared a bill meant to nip funding for federal interference in the bud.Last week, Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced a house resolution aimed "to protect states and individuals in states that …

Zero Cosponsors: Artificial Intelligence Gives Marijuana Justice Act of 2017 Just 1% Chance

Don Fitch | October 4, 2017The Marijuana Justice Act of 2017, introduced by New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker, is exactly the criminal justice and health legislation this country so needs. Much like Bernie Sander’s bill in the last Congress, this act would not reschedule, but actually deschedule cannabis out of the Controlled Substance Act …

With much gratitude from the USMjParty, Thank You, Sen. Booker!

THIS is what I’ve been praying for!Above:  Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) announces the “Marijuana Justice Act” live on Facebook, August 1, 2017.  Follow link to view video!Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) took a giant leap to the front of the legalize Marijuana train and did, in fact, introduce what I consider to be a genuine attempt …

Senators introduce bill to end federal medical marijuana prohibition

Sessions asked Congress in May to allow the Justice Department to prosecute businesses and individuals in states with medical marijuana lawsCongress took a step toward easing its stance on medical marijuana on Thursday.U.S. Sens. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), Corey Booker (D-New Jersey) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) introduced a bill that would end the federal prohibition …

DOJ’s Mysterious Marijuana Subcommittee

Submitted by Marijuana News on Wed, 06/07/2017 - 08:45 Few details have emerged about a potentially influential review.Led by an outspoken legalization opponent, Jeff Sessions' Justice Department is reviewing federal marijuana policy, with significant changes possible soon. Almost nothing about the review process is publicly known and key players in the policy debate have not …

H.R.1227 – Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017

        PLEASE CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVES TODAY AND SUPPORT THIS BILL TO REMOVE CANNABIS/MARIJUANA FROM THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ACT! THIS IS THE CLOSEST THING TO A “REPEAL” BILL THAT HAS BEEN OFFERED AND IT IS BEING SUPPORTED BY MOST ACTIVISTS!   Find your legislator HERE!   To write or call the White House, …

H.R.2020 – To provide for the rescheduling of marijuana into schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act

115th Congress (2017-2018) | Get alerts Bill Sponsor:Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1] (Introduced 04/06/2017) Committees:House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary Latest Action:04/06/2017 Referred to House Judiciary  (All Actions) ext: H.R.2020 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Bill Information (Except Text) As of 04/08/2017 text has not been received for H.R.2020 - To provide for the rescheduling of marijuana …