Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Marijuana Legislation

What Is Preventing Cannabis Legalization In The US?

It seems likely that any measure to legalize cannabis offered by Democrats is doomed to fail due in large part to the filibuster.

Will New York’s New Governor Kathy Hochul Get Legal Cannabis Moving? She Says Yes

Hochul — sworn into office this week — said she is ready to move on the state’s potentially multibillion-dollar legal cannabis program ASAP.

Germany Seeks To Decriminalize Minimum Possession Of Weed And Import Jamaican Bud

The German government is in favor of decriminalizing possession of up to six grams of cannabis throughout the country.

Democrats Have A Year To Legalize Marijuana Nationwide

Early indicators show that the Republicans are poised to take back control of the House majority, further dividing Congress.

Biden Exploring Clemency For Non-Violent Federal Drug Inmates, Advocates Want All Pot Prisoners Released

President Biden is considering using his executive authority to grant clemency to people serving federal prison sentences for certain non-violent drug convictions

Mitch McConnell Works With Democrats On Infrastructure, What About Cannabis?

McConnell's willingness to go against his Republican DNA for a moment is encouraging.

NY Governor Transition Likely To Lead To Smooth Cannabis Roll-Out

Despite passing legislation in March, Gov. Cuomo has always been a reluctant supporter of cannabis legislation.

The Battle For Adult-Use In New York Moves To The Village

Between now and December 31, 2021, cities, towns, and villages in New York can elect to “opt-out” of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act.

Three Big Questions Following The Release Of The Schumer Cannabis Bill

Few, if any, Capitol Hill observers expect the bill to pass as written.

The Future Of Cannabis Won’t Be Decided By The Feds — It’s The Locals

Cannabis operators shouldn’t rejoice too much over pending federal legislation

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