GOP-led House Rules Committee blocks voting on marijuana amendments

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 10:21 pm • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 11:19 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff The U.S. House Committee on Rules has blocked a number of marijuana-related amendments from a federal appropriations bill, including the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment. The GOP-led committee’s moves late Wednesday mean multiple amendments protecting existing…

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GOP blocks amendment to allow VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to vets

Published: Jul 26, 2017, 11:03 am • Updated: Jul 26, 2017, 11:17 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff The House Rules Committee decided Tuesday not to allow a medical marijuana amendment to proceed to a full vote, as part of the 2018 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies…

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Marijuana Doctors App Aims To Crush The US Government Blocks On Marijuana Research

The Biggest Problem with Cannabis: Lack of Data The Medical Cannabis movement has grown a lot over the past twenty years. In the US, there is a radical shift in ideology occurring, however despite the fact that more than half of the population wants cannabis legal; there is still major…

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Congress Blocks Veterans Equal Access Amendment Despite House And Senate Approval

On Thursday, news broke that the Veterans Equal Access Amendment had been stripped from the House Conference Report of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon-VA) and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017. The provision was removed from the conference version of the bill, despite passing in the Senate Appropriations Committee…

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