Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Marijuana Legislation

Cannabis Prohibition Is About To End — Does History Have To Repeat Itself?

As we near the end of cannabis prohibition in the U.S., it's important to look at the history of prohibition to better assess the potential outcomes.

Is It Bad For Big Alcohol And Big Tobacco To Help Shape Marijuana Legalization?

Marijuana lobby groups only dropped $4 million last year on policy persuasion, while the alcohol and tobacco groups contributed $60 million.

Marijuana Reform Could Lose Out This Year To ‘Scorched Earth Senate’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell threatened a "completely scorched earth Senate" earlier this week if Democrats change the filibuster.

If Senate Democrats’ Idea Of Cannabis Reform Is SAFE Banking Act, They Should Give Up Now

Democrats must find a way to make a bill palatable to Republicans and come to terms on its reach.

New York Inches Closer To Legalization

Nearly 60% of New York State residents support legal marijuana for adult use.

Merrick Garland Offers Conservative Argument For Federal Decriminalization Of Marijuana

If Republicans hope to win majorities in the House and/or Senate, they need to realize that the majority of American voters are overwhelmingly in favor of legalization.

Congressional Democrats Must Legalize Marijuana Nationwide Before Midterms, Or Else

The COVID-relief bill was a big win for the Democrats, and now they’re gearing up for the next one: federal marijuana legalization.

Now That Congress Passed COVID Relief, Is National Marijuana Reform Next?

At the beginning of the year, Schumer, along with two other Senators, vowed to make federal marijuana legalization a priority in the new session.

Will Cuomo’s Troubles Impact NY Cannabis Legalization?

If he stays in office or leaves, an important question for those in the cannabis industry is: what will happen to the latest effort to legalize weed in New York?

These 4 Red States Could Go Green In 2021

Some states that were previously not leaning towards marijuana legalization have greater chances of success this year.

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