On Wednesday, November 20th, a House cannabis bill passed in committee. The bill would decriminalize cannabis and grant states rights to determine laws.Read More
Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently rehashed one of the most common cannabis myths. He called cannabis a “gateway drug” during a campaign event.Read More
It is important to examine where presidential candidates stand on legalization to begin to understand the future of American cannabis politics.Read More
A proposed bill would allow federal employees to access medical cannabis without fearing for their jobs. Medical cannabis use would be allowed where legal.Read More
Former republican House Speaker John Boehner previously “utterly opposed” cannabis legalization. A recent statement shows signs he may have changed his views.Read More
Republicans have not typically been linked to cannabis reform. A new Gallup poll from 2017 shows Republican cannabis support has reached 51%.Read More
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A four-member, mayor-appointed board will oversee the District’s medical marijuana program when the heavily regulated system rolls out sometime next year.
The mayor-appointed board is a key change in the latest set of regulations released by the city, which took the power of overseeing the cultivation and sale of medical marijuana away from the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration. The changes were made after a 45-day public input period. They also include new measures for how the city will chose who can operate medical marijuana facilities.
The new regulations, however, do not increase the number of ailments for which doctors can prescribe marijuana in the District. Only patients suffering from HIV, AIDS, cancer, glaucoma and multiple sclerosis can get a prescription.Read More
The D.C. Council unanimously approved a bill Tuesday to allow chronically ill patients to receive a doctor’s prescription to use marijuana and buy it from a city-sanctioned distribution center.
Under the bill, which passed without debate, a patient who suffers from HIV, glaucoma, cancer or a “chronic and lasting disease” may receive a doctor’s recommendation to possess up to 2 ounces of marijuana in a 30-day period.Read More