Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer delivers the Cannabis State of the Union 2018

[embedded content] Editor’s Note: In advance of 4/20, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore. and co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, released the following statement, published here in full, addressing his views on the state of marijuana in America. For the two decades after cannabis was listed as a Schedule 1 controlled…

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Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer testifies that medical marijuana could solve opioid crisis

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 4:50 pm • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 5:04 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff As it slowly acknowledges the depths of the opioid epidemic, Congress is failing to recognize that medical marijuana may be a simple and effective solution, Rep. Earl Blumenauer said Wednesday. The…

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Oregon Rep. Blumenauer disputes report that medical marijuana state protection amendment is dead

Published: Jun 29, 2017, 11:09 am • Updated: Jun 29, 2017, 11:40 am By The Cannabist Staff How does a bill become a law? The classic Schoolhouse Rock Question degenerated over the last 24 hours into the latest spat between opposing sides of the medical marijuana debate. Related: Medical marijuana,…

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Reminder: Join MPP And Congressman Earl Blumenauer In Vegas On July 16

A reminder, I received the following e-mail: Please join MPP, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, and the Yes on Question 2 campaign committee for a private reception in Las Vegas on July 16. We’ll be hosting an intimate event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Paris Hotel, just off the strip. We’ll be sharing…

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Congressman Blumenauer To Offer Amendment To Allow VA Doctors To Recommend Medical Marijuana

(image via operation overmed) This week, when the U.S. House of Representatives considers the FY 2017 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) will offer an amendment to make it easier for qualified veterans to access medical marijuana. Currently, the Department of Veterans Affairs…

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Attend The Congressman Earl Blumenauer Reception At WeedClub’s SF Office

(image via Oregon Cannabis Connection) If you are in the area, you should check out a reception for Congressman Earl Blumenauer in San Francisco. See more info below, via Eventbrite: Dear Friends in High Places!®, I am pleased to invite you to meet Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon) at WeedClub’s office at Runway…

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Blumenauer On UN Special Session On Drug Policy: We Need A More Just And Compassionate Approach

This week, Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) joined leaders from around the world in New York at the 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem. Representative Blumenauer, who attended the opening day’s events as a Congressional observer, released the following statement on the Session. “There…

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Blumenauer Applauds Senate Appropriations Committee Passage Of VA Medical Marijuana Amendment

Today, Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-03) applauded the Senate Committee on Appropriations for passing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Marijuana Amendment for the second consecutive year. This amendment, offered by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Steve Daines (R-MT), would allow VA physicians to provide recommendations regarding the participation of…

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Press Conference – Representatives Holmes Norton, Blumenauer, Rohrabacher Discuss CARERS Act

What: Press Conference Who: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton – District of Columbia Congressman Earl Blumenauer – Oregon Congressman Dana Rohrabacher – California Steph Sherer – Americans for Safe Access, District of Columbia Rabbi Khan – Takoma Wellness Center, District of Columbia Kate Hintz – Parent Advocate, New York Christine Stenquist…

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