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House Committee Votes To Allow Researchers To Use State-Legal Cannabis

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With a voice vote, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved a substitute version of The Marijuana Research Act of 2019.

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House Committee Votes To Allow Researchers To Use State-Legal Cannabis

House Committee Votes To Allow Researchers To Use State-Legal Cannabis

With a voice vote, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved a substitute version of The Marijuana Research Act of 2019.

Key Congressional Committee Advances Legislation to Facilitate Clinical Research Studies Using State-Authorized Marijuana Products

Key Congressional Committee Advances Legislation to Facilitate Clinical Research Studies Using State-Authorized Marijuana Products

"The reality that most high-schoolers have easier access to cannabis than do our nation’s top scientists is the height of absurdity and an indictment of the current system.”

House Votes To Block Federal Interference Of Legal Cannabis

House Votes To Block Federal Interference Of Legal Cannabis

The House of Representatives is defending state and tribal-legal cannabis industries.

Congress Votes YES to Protect Legal Marijuana

Congress Votes YES to Protect Legal Marijuana

For the first time ever, the House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana.

If N.J. legalizes recreational weed, feds couldn’t stop it under House-passed measure

If N.J. legalizes recreational weed, feds couldn’t stop it under House-passed measure

The House voted to prevent the Justice Department from spending any money to enforce the federal ban on marijuana in states that legalized the drug for recreational use.

Top State Cops Tell Congress To Legalize Marijuana As New Poll Shows Strong Voter Support

Top State Cops Tell Congress To Legalize Marijuana As New Poll Shows Strong Voter Support

Four state attorneys general and about 50 other current and former law enforcement officials sent a letter to congressional leadership on Wednesday endorsing a federal marijuana ...

Marijuana, Hemp, CBD Oil: What's Legal and Where

Marijuana, Hemp, CBD Oil: What's Legal and Where

The list of states approving medical or recreational use of marijuana and CBD keeps growing. Thirty-three states have passed medical marijuana laws. Twelve states have enacted CBD-explicit ...

Attorney General Barr Favors A More Lenient Approach To Cannabis Prohibition

Attorney General Barr Favors A More Lenient Approach To Cannabis Prohibition

A.G. Barr testified to a Senate Appropriations subcommittee, "I haven’t heard any complaints from the states that have legalized marijuana."

SAFE Banking Act Passes Key Congressional Committee

SAFE Banking Act Passes Key Congressional Committee

The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act was approved by the House Financial Services Committee in a sweeping 45-15 vote this morning. The bill is the first piece of major ...

Louisiana Expands State Medical Marijuana Program

Louisiana Expands State Medical Marijuana Program

New laws expanding the medical marijuana program in Louisiana went into effect on August 1. The state’s medical marijuana program has been criticized for be

Military school dean fired after using cannabis to treat cancer

Military school dean fired after using cannabis to treat cancer

Veteran Henry Cobbs promises to take his case to the U.S. Supreme Court if needed.

Weed Legalization is on a Roll — Will Canada, US and Mexico Launch a Legal Marijuana Market?

Weed Legalization is on a Roll — Will Canada, US and Mexico Launch a Legal Marijuana Market?

Representative Earl Blumenauer told Newsweek he sees a legal cross-border North American market as “not just possible” but “probable.”

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 ...

Congress Advances Medical Cannabis Research Act, Expands Pool of Pot Cultivators

Congress Advances Medical Cannabis Research Act, Expands Pool of Pot Cultivators

Scientific research on cannabis has long been hampered by the low-quality schwag that the government makes available to researchers, but this bill would allow new growers to produce quality ...

House adds amendment shielding state-legal marijuana businesses from DOJ

House adds amendment shielding state-legal marijuana businesses from DOJ

The House of Representatives on Thursday added an amendment to a spending package that would protect state-legal marijuana businesses from the Department of Justice.