US House Committee Blocks Veterans Equal Access Amendments

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US House Committee Blocks Veterans Equal Access Amendments | Justin Strekal

Two weeks ago, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted 24-7 to include the Veterans Equal Access amendment, introduced by Senator Daines (R-MT) as part of the 2018 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which would expand much needed medical marijuana access to our nation’s veterans. Yet House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-TX) […]

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Vermont House Blocks Marijuana Legalization Compromise Bill

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Vermont House Blocks Marijuana Legalization Compromise Bill | NORML

MONTPELIER, VT: Members of the House voted Wednesday to block a marijuana legalization compromise bill, H. 511, from further consideration this legislative session. The vote came after Senate members approved the bill, which eliminated civil and criminal penalties for the private possession and cultivation of small quantities of marijuana. Republican Gov. Phil Scott — who […]

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Medical Marijuana Legislation to Be Filed in US House, Senate

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Medical Marijuana Legislation to Be Filed in US House, Senate | Tom Angell

WASHINGTON, DC — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators and representatives is introducing comprehensive medical marijuana legislation on Thursday. The move comes just days after the revelation that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a letter to Congressional leaders requesting the deletion of a current budget rider preventing the Justice Department from interfering with state […]

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Vermont House Passes Marijuana Legalization Bill

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Vermont House Passes Marijuana Legalization Bill | Marijuana Policy Project

MONTPELIER, VT — The Vermont House of Representatives approved a bill 74-68 on its second reading Tuesday evening that would make personal possession and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana legal for adults 21 and older. If the bipartisan measure is approved at a third reading, which is expected later this week, it will advance […]

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West Virginia House of Delegates Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

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West Virginia House of Delegates Passes Medical Marijuana Bill | Marijuana Policy Project

CHARLESTON, WV — A bill that would allow patients with certain debilitating conditions to access medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it was approved by the West Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday. Senate Bill 386 passed 76-24 on third reading after being revised on second reading, and now returns to the Senate. “The Legislature has […]

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Texas Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Advances to Floor Vote in House

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Texas Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Advances to Floor Vote in House | Marijuana Policy Project

AUSTIN, TX — A proposal to reduce penalties for marijuana possession in Texas received bipartisan approval from the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on Monday and will soon be scheduled for a full vote in the House. The measure passed by a vote of 4-2, receiving support from two Democrats and two Republicans. House Bill 81, […]

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Texas House to Hold Hearing on Reducing Marijuana Penalties Today

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Texas House to Hold Hearing on Reducing Marijuana Penalties Today | Marijuana Policy Project

AUSTIN, TX — A bill that would reduce penalties for marijuana possession in Texas is scheduled to receive a hearing Monday afternoon in the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee. “I’m proud to present HB 81 to the committee and build on the bipartisan support it’s had from the very beginning,” said Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Chairman Joe Moody (D-El […]

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White House Hints at Crackdown on Recreational Marijuana

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White House Hints at Crackdown on Recreational Marijuana | Phillip Smith

Marijuana legalization advocates and the legal marijuana industry have been on tenterhooks ever since Donald Trump won the White House last November, and increasingly so since he nominated pot reform foe Jeff Sessions as his attorney general, the highest law enforcement officer in the land. But for the three months since the election and the […]

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1 of 2 medical marijuana bills passes Senate, on to House of Representatives

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1 of 2 medical marijuana bills passes Senate, on to House of Representatives
A Utah lawmaker sponsoring a medical marijuana plan says he feels hopeful about his proposal's chances following the Mormon church's softened stance on the plan. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stopped short of endorsing the proposal …
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Leading UK politician supports legalisation of cannabis
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, who claims the war on drugs has failed, says the party has written a report about the need for the drug to sold legally, with Farron even making a jibe at UK prime minister David Cameron for changing his outlook on …
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South Dakota Passes House Bill on Industrial Hemp — Update by Hemp, Inc.

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South Dakota Passes House Bill on Industrial Hemp — Update by Hemp, Inc.
Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) updates its shareholders today on industrial hemp bill HB-1054. Last week, the South Dakota House of Representatives approved a bill that would allow the cultivation of industrial hemp in the state of South Dakota, with a 57 …
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SUNY-ESF should apply to study industrial hemp for New York state
SUNY-ESF should consider applying for state approval to grow, study and assess the ways in which industrial hemp could be produced and distributed commercially across New York state. The state Department of Agriculture and Markets will issue 10, …
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Lawmakers consider industrial hemp bill
Hawaii residents say legalizing industrial hemp could spur business ventures ranging from home construction to selling hemp seed candy bars at Hawaii airports. Read More · Please click here to log in to view this story. – or –. NEW SUBSCRIBERS – Choose …
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