Bipartisan Lawmakers Introduce Marijuana Banking Amendment To Push Passage Of National Defense Authorization Act


By Joana Scopel Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), House sponsor of a bipartisan marijuana banking reform invoice, filed an amendment to the Fiscal Yr 2023 Nationwide Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would be integrated into the Safe and Good Enforcement (Secure) Banking Act, reported Marijuana Second. Previous week, the Property Armed Solutions Committee marked up the 2023 variation of NDAA, […]

House Panel Approves Amendment to Protect State Legal Cannabis Programs


The Household Appropriations Committee authorised a legislative amendment on Tuesday that would shield companies and men and women taking part in recreational hashish applications authorized under state legislation from interference and prosecution by the federal government. The amendment, which attaches a price range rider to the 2023 Commerce, Justice, Science and Linked Businesses appropriations laws, […]

Senate Committee Passes Amendment to Loosen Restrictions for Applicants With Cannabis History


The Senate Pick out Committee on Intelligence passed the Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal 12 months 2023 (FY23) on June 22 which would avoid federal government intelligence companies (these types of as Central Intelligence Agency, National Safety Company and much more) from discriminating from position applicants because of previous use of hashish. Senator Ron […]

Arkansas Cannabis Advocate Withdraws Adult-Use Marijuana Amendment Petition — Here’s Why


By Nina Zdinjak Melissa Fults, a board member of Arkansas NORML and a medical marijuana patient advocate, withdrew her adult-use hashish amendment petition preferring to wait until eventually the 2024 elections, giving her time to focus on other recreational proposals she disagrees with, reported the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Fults submitted the Arkansas Adult Use and Expungement Cannabis Amendment in November, […]

Virginia Senators Kill Governor’s Amendment To Criminalize Cannabis Possession


By Fermin Orgambide An modification to Virginia’s Senate Bill 591, proposed by Gov. Glen Youngkin (R), would have created cannabis possession a additional critical issue than it is now. Nevertheless, Youngkin’s endeavours fell flat because lawmakers refused to progress the monthly bill completely, advocacy team NORML reported. SB 591 was re-referred by legislators to the Senate Rehabilitation and […]

Virginia Senate Votes Against Governor’s Amendment to Criminalize Possession of Cannabis


The Virginia Senate not long ago sent Senate Monthly bill 591 to the Rehabilitation and Social Services committee, and will not be regarded further more now that the 2022 legislative session concluded, as of March 12. A final vote was manufactured on April 27, with a 20-20 vote, and a tie-breaker vote from Lt. Gov. […]

SAFE Act Just Got Re-Added To Defense Bill As Amendment, But Could It Pass On Its Own?


This report at first appeared on Cannabis.web and has been reposted with authorization. The greater part of hashish advocates and supporters in the United States were allow down by the Senate’s choice to pull out the Risk-free ACT from the defense monthly bill past thirty day period. Now that the shock of the removal has […]