Hemp Is Officially Legal – Trump Signs 2018 Farm Bill Into Law

Hemp Is Officially Legal: Trump Signs 2018 Farm Bill Into Law Hemp is officially legal! President Donald Trump just signed the Farm Bill into law on Thursday afternoon, which means that industrial hemp is officially legal throughout the country. It’s been a long time coming, and the cannabis industry has…

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Sen. Cory Gardner fails to get marijuana reform into criminal justice bill

The federal government won’t be easing its laws on marijuana as part of a criminal justice reform bill that’s expected to pass this week. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, had hoped to attach an amendment to the proposed First Step Act to remove the threat of federal prosecution in states…

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Sen. Cory Gardner tries to attach marijuana measure to criminal justice bill

Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, made a move Monday toward changing federal marijuana law, including letting banks accept money from legal businesses. The Yuma Republican introduced an amendment to the First Step Act, a criminal justice reform bill that’s expected to pass the Senate this week with bipartisan support. Gardner’s amendment…

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US Congress Could Pass Game-Changing Bill That Protects Pot From Feds By Next Year

US Congress Could Pass Game-Changing Bill That Protects Pot From Feds By Next Year The STATES Act, an important piece of cannabis legislation, could actually pass next year – changing lives of millions of Americans in the process. The bill, which stands for The Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting…

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How One Bill Could Dispel Cannabis Myths Forever – The Marijuana Data Collection Act

How One Bill Could Dispel Cannabis Myths Forever – The Marijuana Data Collection Act https://www.forbes.com/sites/tomangell/2018/07/24/federal-report-on-marijuana-legalization-required-under-new-bill/#17d6c2ad3532 For decades, only research that sought to determine the risk profile of cannabis has been approved by the D.E.A. This is precisely why we’re in such a shit-show in relation to “government accepted studies” to…

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Why The Bill That Could End Cannabis Prohibition Looks Just Like The One That Ended Alcohol Prohibition

Is the US on the Brink of Ending Marijuana Prohibition at a Federal Level? If you haven’t been checking the news, there are some major developments in relation to cannabis legalization in the US. The Warren-Gardner Bill is a bipartisan bill that aims to ease the restrictions on the cannabis…

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Colorado’s marijuana industry would get bank access, federal OK under bill from Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. But what are its chances?

WASHINGTON — The federal government would be forced to respect state laws on marijuana under a bill introduced Thursday by U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. The measure, which is welcomed by the cannabis industry but faces a tough path to becoming law, wouldn’t legalize the drug in states…

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Colorado’s legalized marijuana would be federally lawful under bill introduced by Cory Gardner, Elizabeth Warren

WASHINGTON — Marijuana would be legal federally in states that already have approved the drug’s use under a bill introduced Thursday by U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. The measure, unveiled at a Capitol Hill news conference, wouldn’t legalize the drug in states that haven’t sanctioned its use or…

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Hickenlooper vetoes bill that would have allowed first-in-the-nation marijuana “tasting rooms”

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday vetoed a bill that would have allowed licensed marijuana “tasting rooms” in Colorado — in what would have been a first-in-the-nation endeavor — citing health and safety concerns. House Bill 1258 would have allowed adults at current recreational marijuana retailers to consume small amounts of…

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