Thursday, September 19, 2019
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Federal Grant Funds Tech That Removes Pesticides From Marijuana

A biotech startup which is working on a way to remove toxic pesticides from various crops, including marijuana, has been granted $250,000...
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FDA: CBD Regulations Will Be Ready By Fall

On July 12, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is streamlining the process for creating cannabidiol (CBD) regulations, and...
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The MORE Act Would Federally Decriminalize And Tax Marijuana

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris and House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler recently announced their bill to federally decriminalize marijuana and require...

Scientists Sue DEA For Delaying Marijuana Research

Back in 2016, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced that it would now accept applications to grow federally-approved marijuana for medical research...
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Democratic Senator Files Bill To Reschedule Marijuana And Allow More Research

A Democratic senator introduced a bill to congress last month that would reclassify marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act from Schedule I...
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Congressional Hearing Held To Discuss Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition

On July 10, a key congressional committee held an historic hearing on ending federal marijuana prohibition, during which cannabis advocates and lawmakers...
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Congresswoman Calls For Federal Marijuana Legalization

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) voiced her support for marijuana legalization at the federal level to ensure that individual states can no longer...
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This 2020 Presidential Candidate Actually Has a Plan for Legalization

While nearly all of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have committed to descheduling marijuana at the federal level, few have said how...
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Cory Booker Promises To Grant Clemency To Thousands Of Nonviolent Drug War Offenders

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), one of a crowded field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, pledged to immediately grant clemency to more than...
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Congressional Vote Would Prevent Federal Interference In Legalized States

In a momentous vote, a Congressional chamber approved a bipartisan amendment that would halt federal interference in states with legal marijuana programs.