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AOC says Big Banks Got to Republicans on Marijuana, which is Bad for Minorities

On Oct 29, 2020
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RT @MattSuttonEP: Thx for the @DrugPolicyOrg love @AOC ❤ & calling it like it is on marijuana reform. We can't let big banks cash in, while BIPOC--who've suffered the most under prohibition--are locked out & locked up. Congress needs to get in line & pass the #MOREAct NOW. https://t.co/0V7Wb8uCGk
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AOC created a stir within the Democratic Party over whether to allow locally legal marijuana firms to access the US financial system

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On Oct 29, 2020
@DrugPolicyOrg shared
RT @MattSuttonEP: Thx for the @DrugPolicyOrg love @AOC ❤ & calling it like it is on marijuana reform. We can't let big banks cash in, while BIPOC--who've suffered the most under prohibition--are locked out & locked up. Congress needs to get in line & pass the #MOREAct NOW. https://t.co/0V7Wb8uCGk
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AOC says Big Banks Got to Republicans on Marijuana, which is Bad for Minorities

AOC says Big Banks Got to Republicans on Marijuana, which is Bad for Minorities

AOC created a stir within the Democratic Party over whether to allow locally legal marijuana firms to access the US financial system

Why Democrats Should Embrace Pot for the Midterms

Why Democrats Should Embrace Pot for the Midterms

Decriminalizing weed has support from politicians who want to curb the opioid crisis and decrease prison populations — so why won’t Democratic leaders get behind it?

House Approves Marijuana Banking Bill In Historic Vote

House Approves Marijuana Banking Bill In Historic Vote

The House of Representatives passed a standalone marijuana reform bill for the first time in history on Wednesday. The chamber advanced the legislation—which would protect banks that ...

Marijuana vote poses November risk for Democrats

Marijuana vote poses November risk for Democrats

They argue legalization is a racial justice issue, but critics question the timing in the midst of a pandemic and high-stakes presidential contest.

Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act Letter

Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act Letter

Last year, shortly after the bill’s introduction, more than 100 national and state organizations collectively urged the House of Representatives to swiftly advance this comprehensive ...

Congress Delays Vote On MORE Act

Congress Delays Vote On MORE Act

The decision is disappointing to say the least.

Cannabis Legalization Does Not Depend On The Presidential Election

Cannabis Legalization Does Not Depend On The Presidential Election

The Fresh Toast - The truth is, as many have discovered, the Biden campaign has almost the same view as Mr. Trump. - Cannabis

Historic House vote to legalize marijuana expected this month

Historic House vote to legalize marijuana expected this month

The strongest step toward legalization ever taken by Congress.

7 Influential Americans Who Changed Their Views on Marijuana

7 Influential Americans Who Changed Their Views on Marijuana

Over the past few decades, public support for marijuana legalization has increased dramatically. So it’s not surprising ...

House Happenings: Pelosi and AOC Praise Pot

House Happenings: Pelosi and AOC Praise Pot

Over the last few days, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called cannabis therapeutic and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted the Democratic National Committee's failure to include ...

Senate Leader Schumer and Rep. Jeffries Call for ‘Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity’

Senate Leader Schumer and Rep. Jeffries Call for ‘Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity’

Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries want to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, which would end federal prohibition.

Here’s Where The Next House Speaker Stands On Marijuana

Here’s Where The Next House Speaker Stands On Marijuana

The midterms are over, but Democrats in the House have already found themselves locked in …

US House vote delay likely won’t derail marijuana reform momentum

US House vote delay likely won’t derail marijuana reform momentum

Marijuana industry lobbyists say the US House is setting the tone for reform - descheduling with a social justice component - in a move that would usher in sweeping and massive business ...

Democrats Should Not Let Republicans Punk Them Out Of A Marijuana Legalization Bill

Democrats Should Not Let Republicans Punk Them Out Of A Marijuana Legalization Bill

Democrats have dropped the ball on marijuana legalization, while the Republicans have hijacked the message of the More Act.