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Statistics show that only about 4% of bills filed in Congress every year will become law. And there are literally thousands of bills introduced each year.
Medical marijuana could reduce symptoms of PTSD, depression, and anxiety in veterans, if only the government would begin researching the matter.
Former Speaker of the House John Boehner says his "primary purpose for getting involved in this was to advance the cause of medical marijuana." Do you believe him?
While it's not unreasonable that we will see the Safe Banking Act sail through the House yet in 2019, the Senate isn’t going to touch this bill with a ten foot pole.
There are now more Republicans in Congress that support the cannabis movement in one way or another than ever before.
To date, no bank that has dared work with marijuana, but that hasn’t given most of them the peace of mind to engage in this practice consistently like they do with other business sectors.
This is the first hearing to be held by the new Congress that will begin tackling the issue of banking for cannabis companies. Businesses that work in states where cannabis has been legalized continue to struggle with financial institutions.
Next week, House members will examine a piece of legislation, which would allow banks to do business with the cannabis trade without the risk of prosecution for money laundering.
The future of marijuana legalization in the U.S. looks a lot brighter now that Democrats have reclaimed the House of Representatives following the 2018 Midterm Elections held this past November.