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

On Sep 21, 2020
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The postponement of a U.S. House vote until after the November election to remove #marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act is a disappointment to many in the industry, but it changes little in terms of the momentum of reform. https://t.co/iC6RnOLWP3
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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 opportunities.

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On Sep 21, 2020
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The postponement of a U.S. House vote until after the November election to remove #marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act is a disappointment to many in the industry, but it changes little in terms of the momentum of reform. https://t.co/iC6RnOLWP3
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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 ...

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.

Top House Democrat Announces Federal Marijuana Legalization Vote Details

Top House Democrat Announces Federal Marijuana Legalization Vote Details

A congressional vote on a bill to federally legalize marijuana will take place in about three weeks, the second highest ranking Democrat in the chamber informed members on Monday. ...

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 to Hold Historic Cannabis Decriminalization Vote

House to Hold Historic Cannabis Decriminalization Vote

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer confirmed the U.S. House of Representatives will vote in September on the MORE Act, which seeks to decriminalize cannabis and remove it from the Controlled ...

Congress Delays Vote On MORE Act

Congress Delays Vote On MORE Act

The decision is disappointing to say the least.

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.

Democrats lose control of marijuana messaging

Democrats lose control of marijuana messaging

Pandemic worries overpower Democrats’ original selling points of criminal justice reform and broad national support.

What a Democratic-Run House of Representatives Will Mean for Pot

What a Democratic-Run House of Representatives Will Mean for Pot

Democrats took the House last night — but will this give progressives the boost they need to end federal cannabis prohibition?

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

Marijuana’s ten biggest victories of 2018

Marijuana’s ten biggest victories of 2018

This year was a pivotal one for marijuana.

Democrats Are Planning Their 2020 Presidential Campaigns. Where Do They Stand on Cannabis Reform?

Democrats Are Planning Their 2020 Presidential Campaigns. Where Do They Stand on Cannabis Reform?

With the midterms behind us, we look ahead to how cannabis might shape the 2020 election.

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 ...

Dem says marijuana banking bill will get House vote this spring

Dem says marijuana banking bill will get House vote this spring

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) said Friday that the House will vote later this spring on legislation allowing banks to work with marijuana businesses in certain states.

Why U.S. Marijuana Legalization Is Likely on the Way in 2021

Why U.S. Marijuana Legalization Is Likely on the Way in 2021

Hint: It's because of what might happen in five states.

Marijuana decriminalization vote expected in House

Marijuana decriminalization vote expected in House

The House will vote on a historic marijuana decriminalization bill next month, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Friday.

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.

If Even Utah Has Gone Soft on Pot, Can the Nation Be Far Behind?

If Even Utah Has Gone Soft on Pot, Can the Nation Be Far Behind?

Nearly a quarter of the U.S. population lives in a jurisdiction where recreational use is legal.