Bipartisan Lawmakers Express Public Discontent On Congress’ Inaction On Marijuana Reform


By Joana Scopel The co-chairs of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus issued a joint statement criticizing the inaction of the Residence Guidelines Committee that rejected amendments to the bipartisan shelling out bill intended to promote veterans’ entry to medical hashish. “We have the duty to present our veterans with the care and treatment plans they need to prevail over the wounds of war,” […]

This Senator Says Congress Needs To Catch Up With Americans, Pushes For Cannabis Banking Reform Bill


By Jelena Martinovic Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), a House sponsor of a bipartisan marijuana banking reform monthly bill, filed an modification to the Fiscal Yr 2023 Nationwide Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last 7 days that would be incorporated into the Safe and Good Enforcement (Safe) Banking Act. The shift came after bipartisan congressional users concluded that marijuana banking legislation will not be included […]

US Congress Pushes Marijuana Protections For Athletes In New Spending Bills


By Jelena Martinovic Hashish has by no means been far more obtainable. With its reputation skyrocketing, many skilled athletes have been outspoken relating to their use of cannabis. Megan Rapinoe, an Olympic gold medalist, two-time Women’s Planet Cup soccer champion and 2019 FIFA Women’s Entire world Participant of the Year told Benzinga previously that she ventured into cannabis in a […]

D.C. Council Chair Rips Congress For Maintaining Ban On Weed Sales


A top rated Washington, D.C. lawmaker is sad with Capitol Hill immediately after Congressional leaders previous 7 days determined against taking away a ban on leisure hashish profits in the nation’s funds. Phil Mendelson, the chair of the D.C. Town Council, reported very simply that “Congress desires to stage out of this.” “It perpetuates the […]

Majority of Americans Want Congress to Act on Cannabis Banking


According to data gathered in a nationwide study, introduced March 8, carried out by Morning Consult, and on behalf of the American Bankers Association, the vast majority of People want Congress to get the ball rolling with hashish banking reform.  Deficiency of banking access forces hashish companies to deal in cash—which has demonstrated to be […]

Dems in Congress Opt to Keep Ban on Washington, D.C. Cannabis Sales |


Congressional Democrats decided this 7 days to retain a prohibition on hashish income in Washington, D.C. even with past ideas that they ended up organized to carry the ban and begin allowing authorized income.  A drafted spending monthly bill that was unveiled on Wednesday by House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro, a Democrat from Connecticut, […]

Congress Upholds DC Weed Sales Ban, Protects State Medical Programs


By Nina Zdinjak The new bicameral omnibus paying bill presented on Wednesday by congressional leaders in Washington D.C. would retain a ban on allowing for authorized leisure cannabis profits. On the other hand, a various provision that guards point out-authorized medical marijuana courses from federal interference was remaining unchanged in the proposed actions, reported Marijuana Minute. And so, the extensive-standing difficulty […]

Democrats Call on Congress to Tackle Cannabis Reform in 2022 |


Congressional Democrats are focusing on next calendar year for a big overhaul of the nation’s hashish rules. In a memo sent previous week, Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Barbara Lee (D-CA), the co-chairs of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, urged colleagues to create on the successes of 2021 hailed as a “a transformative yr for hashish […]

Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman And Marijuana Giants Launch Initiative Urging Congress To Legalize Pot


By Nina Zdinjak A new drive for federal cannabis legalization has appeared in the type of a marketing campaign, “Cannabis in Popular,” launched Tuesday by a coalition of hashish advocates, huge cannabis corporations and stars like Seth Rogen and Sarah Silverman. The strategy behind the initiative, which is being backed by hashish giants like Cover […]

24 Governors Call On Congress to Pass Cannabis Banking Bill |


The governors of 24 states and U.S. territories sent a letter to congressional leaders on Thursday contacting on lawmakers to pass laws that would permit fiscal institutions to provide banking providers to the controlled cannabis market. The letter from the bipartisan team of two dozen governors seeks passage of the Secure and Reasonable Enforcement (Secure) […]