Saturday, September 26, 2020
Congress Would Pursue Federal Marijuana Social Equity Programs Under Biden Presidency

Congress Would Pursue Federal Marijuana Social Equity Programs Under Biden Presidency, Senator Says

If the Biden-Harris ticket wins the presidential election in November, Congress would look to support minority-ownership of state-legal marijuana businesses, according to...
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House Lawmakers Prepare for Historic Vote to Federally Decriminalize Marijuana

The US House of Representatives will hold a vote this month on a bill to remove marijuana from the list of federally...
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What Trump Could Gain (And Lose) By Legalizing Marijuana

President Trump has rarely commented publicly on marijuana legalization unless prompted. When asked his administration’s position on the issue, he generally says...
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VP Pick Harris Confirms Biden Administration Will Decriminalize, Not Legalize, Marijuana

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s announcement of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) as his vice presidential running mate fueled speculation as to whether...
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DEA Delay in Finalizing Research License Rules Is Costing Americans Jobs, Bipartisan Lawmakers Say

The Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) delays in approving applications to grow marijuana for research purposes are having a detrimental impact on people’s...
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Support for Legalized Marijuana Is Bipartisan, Poll Shows

Not only do most Americans think the federal government should legalize marijuana but support for adult-use cannabis legalization is a bipartisan position,...
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Medical Marijuana Patients Take Lawsuit Against DEA to Supreme Court

Medical marijuana advocates filed a petition with the US Supreme Court declaring federal cannabis prohibition unconstitutional. The lawsuit, made against the Drug...
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Congressional Researchers Acknowledge Legalization Reduces Drug Cartel Profits

Marijuana legalization in states across the US, as well as Canada, means less demand for cannabis trafficked from Mexico to service the...
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Joe Biden’s Drug Courts Plan Will Only Prolong The War on Drugs

Biden-Sanders task force calls for an end to the war on drugs but recommends drug court interventions that will disproportionately target people...
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Federal Cannabis Testing Program Launched to Help Inform Consumers

A federal agency is starting a cannabis plant testing program so consumers can purchase marijuana from dispensaries safe in the knowledge the...