Thursday, January 28, 2021

Marijuana Legislation

Kentucky Governor Urges Lawmakers To Legalize Marijuana

It's an issue that has found some success in the House but always seems to get squashed the second it lands in the Senate. 

How the Georgia Runoffs Could Shape Cannabis Reform

The races' results are expected to impact an array of Biden policy initiatives, including cannabis reform. 

Senator Mitch McConnell Congratulates Biden, But Will He Work With Him On Weed?

McConnell has said in the past that he has no plans to get behind legislation to change the federal cannabis laws.   The dust from the 2020 election is finally starting to settle, and more Republicans are beginning to recognize president-elect...

Why The Federal Government Doesn’t Need To Legalize Marijuana

Some data shows that nationwide legalization would create around 1 million jobs and contribute hundreds of billions in federal tax revenue.

Georgia On My Mind: The Future Of The MORE Act

If the Democratic candidates are successful in the two run-off races in Georgia, the MORE Act could have a chance at becoming law in 2021.

Chances For Federal Marijuana Legalization Live On, According To New Poll

A new poll shows that Democrat Jon Ossoff is gaining support by the day, while David Perdue’s fanfare is declining.

House Approves Bill To Enhance Medical Marijuana Research

Congress is working on a plan that would allow researchers to have access to higher quality cannabis products.

Was The House Vote On The MORE Act A Strategic Mistake?

As the dust around voting settles, cannabis industry experts say the upper chamber's current Republican control could jeopardize the effort.

Marijuana Could Easily Be Rescheduled With Biden’s Health Secretary

Biden announced this week that he wants California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to lead the Department of Health and Human Services.

How The House Approved MORE Act Would Jack Up The Economy

Marijuana has proven to be a pandemic-proof slice of American commerce.

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