Friday, January 24, 2020

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Medical Marijuana On College Campuses Is Already A Sticky Issue

The discrepancy between federal and state laws has created a quagmire of problems for college students.

Elizabeth Warren Doubles Down On Supporting Marijuana Legalization

During a CNN town hall for presidential candidates, Elizabeth Warren doubled down on her support for marijuana legalization, citing racial disparities in existing cannabis laws as a major impetus for her support.

Attorney General William Barr Is More Pro-Marijuana Than You Think

Attorney General William Barr told Congress this week he supports the STATES Act and believes the federal government should just get out of the way if states should continue legalizing cannabis.

Trump Blasted Jeff Sessions’ Marijuana Obsession Behind Closed Doors

Donald Trump privately pushed back against the former Attorney General after rescinding the Cole Memo, telling Cory Gardner that '[Sessions] needs to stop this.'

Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez Will Be A New Marijuana Ally In Congress

With key legislation like the STATES Act and the Gaetz’s Medical Cannabis Research Act hanging in the balance, Ocasio-Cortez’s voice could help push those bills through.

How Will The Incoming Congress Shape Marijuana Legalization?

Cannabis Industry leaders say legal pot has become a bipartisan issue and that lawmakers are motivated to eliminate federal controls.

Sen. Cory Gardner Says ‘Votes Are There’ For Legal Marijuana, But Senate Leadership Crushes His Dreams

There is hope that the STATES Act (or some other farther-reaching bill) will find new life in 2019.

Elizabeth Warren Reveals How Jeff Sessions ‘Catalyzed’ Marijuana Legalization 

The Massachusetts Senator also shared how the STATES Act came to be behind the scenes.

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