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 …

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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 …

Drug Testing of People Who File for Unemployment

Press Release | 03/14/2017 U.S. Senate Expected to Take Up Measure Today Aimed at Expanding Drug Testing of People Who File for Unemployment Assistance 50 Civil Rights, Faith, and Criminal Justice Organizations Send Letter to Congress Opposing Legislation U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has scheduled floor debate and a likely vote on a measure …

Top 6 Marijuana Bills to Follow

by Nanette Porter on March 11, 2017   Lawmakers have been busy introducing a variety of marijuana bills since the election. While there is no guarantee that any of these bills will actually become laws, a perusal of the bills introduced offers useful insight into how the decisions made regarding cannabis might affect our lives …

Garrett introduces legislation to remove marijuana from controlled substances list

February 27, 2017 Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today 5th District Congressman Tom Garrett introduced legislation aimed at federally decriminalizing marijuana. The short title for this legislation is cited as the "Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017." If passed, this bill would take marijuana off the federal controlled substances list - joining other industries …

Today, I have signed into law S. 2943, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017.”

LewRockwell.com ANTI-STATE•ANTI-WAR•PRO-MARKET   Obama Quietly Signs The "Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act" Into Law By Tyler Durden Zero Hedge December 26, 2016   Late on Friday, with the US population embracing the upcoming holidays and oblivious of most news emerging from the administration, Obama quietly signed into law the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) …

Congressional Republicans Vow To Block Marijuana Amendments

  By Tom Angell on December 5th, 2016 at 10:33 am Don’t count on there being any marijuana votes in the U.S. House next year. That’s the message that Republican leadership in Congress is sending after blocking a number of cannabis amendments from reaching the House floor earlier this year. “The chairman has taken a …

Uniting (and) Strengthening America (by) Providing Appropriate Tools Required (to) Intercept (and) Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (hereafter known as the Patriot Act, because that name is long and dumb)

Data shows Patriot Act used more often to justify drug warrants, not terrorism ones by Miranda Nelson on September 8th, 2011 at 11:24 AM   New York Magazine has put out an incredibly detailed compendium of 9/11 information on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the attacks that left over 3,000 people dead. The …

Legal Marijuana Poses a Problem for Gun Buyers

Firearm purchases by drug users are prohibited by federal law; Alaska Republican is taken aback By Gary Fields and Kristina Peterson Updated Nov. 14, 2016 6:04 p.m. ET 37 COMMENTS Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s husband and sons ordered her a new Benelli 12-gauge shotgun as a gift, but when the Alaska Republican—and enthusiastic duck hunter—went to …

Democrats call for ‘pathway’ to marijuana legalization

      By David Weigel July 9 at 6:27 PM ORLANDO — The Democratic Party endorsed a "reasoned pathway to future legalization" of marijuana and called for the drug to be downgraded in the Controlled Substances Act, in a tense and unexpected victory for supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders. Going into the platform committee …

Because the feds rely heavily on state and local law enforcement assistance to enforce federal measures, passing a state law banning such assistance will make federal gun control “nearly impossible to enforce.”

(Please follow the links below for information)...(each pic is a link as well)... Andrew Napolitano: Federal gun laws “nearly impossible” to enforce without state assistance   2nd Amendment Preservation Act TAKE ACTION: Contact your state rep AND senator – and urge them to introduce this legislation for your state. Find your legislators’ contact info at …

Massachusetts Committee Considers Restrictions on Asset Forfeiture Program

B BOSTON (Nov. 5, 2015) – A bill under consideration in the Massachusetts Senate would reform asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction in most cases. Introduced in April by Sen. Salvatore DiDomenico (D-Middlesex) along with a bipartisan group of cosponsors, Senate Bill 797 (S797) was given a …

Wall Street has literally "BOUGHT" your and your family’s health.

  ABOUT THE BOUGHT FILM: You're about to see how Wall Street has literally "BOUGHT" your and your family's health. The food, vaccine, drug, insurance and health industry are a multi-BILLION dollar enterprise... focused more on profits than human lives. The BOUGHT documentary takes viewers deep "inside the guts" of this despicable conspiracy... Featuring exclusive …

Amend and create various KRS sections to convert certain misdemeanors to pre-payable violations and set fines.

            HB 305/CI (BR 395) - B. Yonts AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments. Amend and create various KRS sections to convert certain misdemeanors to prepayable violations and set fines. Feb 5-introduced in House Legislature Home Page | Record Front Page   Thru the DIRECT LINK above can be …

O.K. EVERYONE THIS IS YOUR DAILY REMINDER THAT WE NEED SIGNATURES ON KCHHI !!

        THE PETITION IS LOCATED HERE: (DIRECT LINK) http://www.petition2congress.com/9641/kentucky-cannabis-hemp-health-initiative-2013-2014/     It is my opinion that this is the Initiative we should be getting as many signatures on as possible so that we, as a group, can go to Sen. McConnells office at an opportune time and present it to him. At the …

"Commonsense criminal justice reform”

Red VanWinkle December 26 at 12:59pm As we near Kentucky's 2015 Legislative session. I would like to bring special attention to a topic of our KY Legislators. There is so many topics for our Legislators to consider during the annual session, it would be hard to not miss something here or there. So to be …

Felons’ Voting Rights Proposal Clears House

Posted: Fri 12:51 AM, Jan 17, 2014   FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- A bill seeking to amend Kentucky's Constitution to restore voting rights for some felons has sailed through the state House. Unlike past years, the proposed ballot issue may have a chance in the Senate. Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer said Thursday it may …

As The Assembly Considers The Medical Marijuana Act

(An opinion from an activist/patient published in the State-Journal.com.)     Published: January 14, 2014 10:12AM I have been writing the members of the Assembly trying to inform and educate them about marijuana and the benefits of ending marijuana prohibition and allowing Kentucky to jump into the marijuana industry as many of the States are …

Incarceration of HI marijuana minister at odds with Sixth Amendment, his supporters say

By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org HONOLULU – An Hawaii Island minister in jail for three years on drug charges is treated more like a terrorist than a free-spirited minister whose religious beliefs include the cultivation and use of marijuana, some lawmakers and civil rights advocates say. The minister, Roger Christie, is being held in Honolulu’s …

Supreme Court strikes down section of Voting Rights Act

    Updated at 11:10 a.m. ET The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a section of the Voting Rights Act, weakening a tool the federal government has used for nearly five decades to block discriminatory voting laws. In a five-to-four ruling, the court ruled that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. …

Senator Perry Clark submitted SB11 to the judiciary committee last week

Greetings   Well the bill has been submitted and now it's our turn. Senator Perry Clark submitted SB11 to the judiciary committee last week. http://www.mpp.org/states/kentucky/  It is one of the most aggressive legalization bills to date and we are asking all supporters to get on board to help us push this bill through.   You can see …

UPDATED: Marijuana Reformers Have Mixed Feelings About Drug Warrior Dianne Feinstein Heading Up Judiciary Committee

Mike Riggs|Dec. 19, 2012 2:53 pm Big, big update: CNN is reporting that Leahy has passed up the Appropriations Committee chair position, and will stay with Judiciary. Judiciary Committee Chair Sen. Pat Leahy (D-Vt.) bolstered the hopes of marijuana policy reformers last week when he sent a letter to President Obama's drug czar discouraging federal …

Leahy Wants Clarification on State Marijuana Laws

By John Gramlich Roll Call Staff Dec. 13, 2012, 5:36 p.m Leahy pressed the administration on how it will react to new state drug laws.   Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick J. Leahy is asking the Obama administration to clarify its position on the recreational use of marijuana, which two states legalized by referendum Nov. 6 …

“You are being watched” H.R. 4310: National Defense Authorization Act

  The link hereto is a direct link to the PDF Document of the new “Patriot Act”, revised effective June 19, 2012 for the fiscal year of 2013. There is much discussion about what is happening with this legislation. H.R. 4310: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 112th Congress, 2011–2012 To authorize appropriations …

In 1994, California voters passed the harshest three-strikes law in the country

In 1994, California voters passed the harshest three-strikes law in the country. Soon after, stories began to emerge about people receiving life sentences for petty crimes such as stealing a pair of gloves or a slice of pizza. Such cases challenged the commonly held belief that the law applied only to violent criminals. A forum …

The 10 Best Politicians on Pot Reform

From Barney Frank to Ron Paul, these elected leaders are challenging the government's pointless war on marijuana By Kristen Gwynne October 9, 2012 3:16 PM ET This month marks the 75th anniversary of marijuana prohibition in America – and the evidence suggests that the government ban may finally be on its way out. Last year, …

Court To Review Marijuana’s Medical Benefits

Lucia Graves lucia@huffingtonpost.com     It started with a coalition of disgruntled Americans, then a handful of governors took up the cause last year, and now -- for the first time in nearly 20 years -- a federal court will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the classification of cannabis as a dangerous drug …