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Why The Cannabis Industry Needs Congress To Pass SAFE Banking Act

Meager guidance from regulators leaves banks dubious about whether they can safely bank cannabis businesses.

Chuck Schumer’s Cannabis Reform Plan Is Becoming Clearer

The focus seems more likely to call for “decriminalization” than legalization.

When Will Marijuana-Hating Mitch McConnell Retire?

Even though the Democrats finally have the majority in Congress, there's still enough political power-madness coming from McConnell to cause trouble.

Senate Democrats And President Biden Not On Same Page With Cannabis Reform

Last week, Biden fired five staffers for marijuana-related discrepancies in drug disclosures.

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.

Cannabis Banking Act Begins…Again

The bill would provide a safe harbor for banks and other financial institutions working with state-legal cannabis businesses.

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.

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.

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