Thursday, December 2, 2021

Politics

Can The Biden Administration Deschedule Cannabis?

Getting a legalization bill through the House is realistic, but due to the filibuster, getting a bill through the Senate is a long shot.

Is The Republican’s Bill To Legalize Marijuana DOA if Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Support It?

Rep. Nancy Mace introduced a Republican marijuana legalization bill, but will it pass her own party?

No, President Biden Cannot Legalize Weed Or Deschedule It, Even With An Executive Order

The problem stems from the CSA, or Controlled Substance Act, which has cannabis listed as a Schedule 1 narcotic.

10 Senate Republicans Glacially Warming Up To Cannabis

The tides  may be moving slowly, but they are moving.

10 Notable Republicans In Congress Backing Cannabis Legalization

Regardless of their personal motivations, republicans are vocally changing their tune on cannabis.

US House Passes SAFE Act As Part Of Defense Spending Bill

The amendment would allow banks to do business with cannabis companies without being penalized by federal regulators.

If California Gov. Newsom Is Voted Out Of Office Today, Cannabis Industry Could Suffer

Changing of the guard could severely disrupt progress, and further obstruct licensing, enforcement and regulatory streamlining efforts.

Playboy’s White House Correspondent Talks Politics, Trump Drama, And Weed

John Hudak, a senior fellow at Brookings Institute, sat down with White House correspondent Brian Karem to discuss politics and marijuana. 

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.

Andrew Cuomo Is Out, Kathy Hochul Is In (And Hopefully So Is NY’s Cannabis Control Board)

Lt. Governor Hochul stepping in as New York’s governor should have an immediate and, in our view, positive impact on New York’s cannabis industry.

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