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‘Historic’ US House vote this month opens a door toward legalization

On Sep 9, 2020
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"It’s certainly historic. Having the House vote on what’s in effect a legalization bill would certainly be a big moment in the timeline and the history of this movement." -Chris Lindsey, MPP's director of government relations https://t.co/PWQs3kzaW4
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U.S. House will likely pass a "historic" cannabis legalization bill in September, according to Chris Lindsay with the Marijuana Policy Project.

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On Sep 9, 2020
@MarijuanaPolicy shared
"It’s certainly historic. Having the House vote on what’s in effect a legalization bill would certainly be a big moment in the timeline and the history of this movement." -Chris Lindsey, MPP's director of government relations https://t.co/PWQs3kzaW4
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‘Historic’ US House vote this month opens a door toward legalization

‘Historic’ US House vote this month opens a door toward legalization

U.S. House will likely pass a "historic" cannabis legalization bill in September, according to Chris Lindsay with the Marijuana Policy Project.

Why Won’t Democrats Just Come Out for Legalizing Marijuana?

Why Won’t Democrats Just Come Out for Legalizing Marijuana?

It’s popular. It’s the right thing to do. But as with so many key issues, Biden keeps pressuring the party to pull its punches.

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.

House will vote on federal marijuana legalization for the first time, bill's future in Senate uncertain

House will vote on federal marijuana legalization for the first time, bill's future in Senate uncertain

"It's about time," Rep. Jerry Nadler told USA TODAY, calling it a "historic vote" although its future in the GOP-led Senate appears fraught.

US House endorses protections for adult-use marijuana programs

US House endorses protections for adult-use marijuana programs

The U.S. House, for the second year in a row, passed an amendment that would prevent the Department of Justice from intefering with state-legal recreational and medical cannabis programs.

House To Vote On Historic Marijuana Legalization Bill Next Month, Leadership Announces

House To Vote On Historic Marijuana Legalization Bill Next Month, Leadership Announces

The House will be voting on a comprehensive marijuana legalization bill in September, congressional leadership confirmed on Friday. While the floor vote has not yet been scheduled, Majority ...

Poll: Republicans Like Marijuana Legalization, Too (Even If It’s Kamala Harris’s Idea)

Poll: Republicans Like Marijuana Legalization, Too (Even If It’s Kamala Harris’s Idea)

A majority of Republican voters say they support marijuana reform--including a proposal from Sen. Kamala Harris, a new poll shows.

Congress set to vote on legalization of Marijuana in September

Congress set to vote on legalization of Marijuana in September

The House is preparing to vote on the legalization of marijuana next month — a bipartisan bill whose lead sponsor in the Senate is Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris. Under ...

House of Representatives Plans September Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

House of Representatives Plans September Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives is planning a September vote on a bill that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level and allow the states to

Congress is finally going to pot

Congress is finally going to pot

An unlikely coalition of lawmakers is plotting how to revise the nation’s marijuana laws during the 116th Congress.

Senator Kamala Harris, Senate Sponsor of the MORE Act, Chosen to be VP Candidate

Senator Kamala Harris, Senate Sponsor of the MORE Act, Chosen to be VP Candidate

Kamala Harris is the lead Senate sponsor of the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act.

House Debates Measure To Protect State Marijuana Laws From Federal Interference

House Debates Measure To Protect State Marijuana Laws From Federal Interference

The <a class="hi-kw" href="/channels/house-of-representatives">House of Representatives</a> on Thursday debated an amendment to protect all state, territory and tribal marijuana programs ...

US House to Vote on Cannabis Legalization Next Month

US House to Vote on Cannabis Legalization Next Month

The House of Representatives is set to hold a vote on the MORE Act next month, marking the first time… Read More

House Resoundingly Approves Broad Marijuana Federalism

House Resoundingly Approves Broad Marijuana Federalism

A solid majority of congressmen, including 41 Republicans, voted for a spending rider that bars the Justice Department from interfering with the legalization of cannabis for medical or ...

Democrats race to embrace legal weed

Democrats race to embrace legal weed

The near-universal backing of cannabis legalization is a stark contrast to recent presidential campaigns.

A blue wave wouldn’t allow cannabis firms to accept card payments, but it would enable change

A blue wave wouldn’t allow cannabis firms to accept card payments, but it would enable change

The upcoming U.S. election could move the cannabis industry closer to the mainstream, but legal dispensaries will still have to deal with workarounds to accept card or mobile payments.

Marijuana Legalization Gets Boost From 2020 Democratic Presidential Contenders

Marijuana Legalization Gets Boost From 2020 Democratic Presidential Contenders

Most Americans now live in states where marijuana is legal in some form.

Bicameral, Bipartisan Legislation to Protect State Marijuana Laws Introduced in Congress

Bicameral, Bipartisan Legislation to Protect State Marijuana Laws Introduced in Congress

Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), David Joyce (R-OH), and Maxine Waters (D-CA) introduced legislation in the Senate and House of Representatives that would end the ...