Category Archives: federal

Democratic Senators Elevate Federal Cannabis Reform To High Priority

On February 1, Senators Cory Booker and Ron Wyden, alongside Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer issued a joint statement announcing that marijuana reform bills would be merged as Congress moves toward some form of federal cannabis legalization. In the wake of this announcement, the cannabis market soared. Hopes are higher than ever that we are […]

Democratic Senators Will Push To Pass Pot Reform Bill This Year

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and two other Democratic senators said Monday that they will push to pass this year sweeping legislation that would end the federal prohibition on marijuana, which has been legalized to some degree by many states. That reform also would provide so-called restorative justice for people who have been convicted of […]

Cannabis Got A Big Win In Congress, But Legal Cannabis Isn’t Around The Corner

Cannabis just had a victory in Congress. But the industry and its supporters may not want to get too excited just yet. The US House of Representatives on Friday passed a bill to end the federal prohibition on cannabis. But the historic vote on the landmark legislation — which if put into law would be […]

Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana At Federal Level Up For House Vote Next Month

A landmark bill that would decriminalize marijuana use at the federal level is up for vote soon. The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on the legislation in September, according to an email sent out on Friday by Majority Whip James Clyburn. Politico first reported on the pending vote. The “Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment […]