Rescheduling Pot: Bad For the Nation’s Cannabis Industry, Good For The State of Illinois?

By now you have all heard the rumors that the federal government may change cannabis from a Schedule I drug to Schedule II under the U.S. Controlled Substances Act. This would be the biggest thing to happen to Cannabis since Nixon decided he wanted a statement on marijuana that “just…

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DCMJ Says White House Meeting Was Good First Step But Group Seeks Higher Level Sit Down

DCMJ, the cannabis legalization group that successfully worked to pass the Initiative 71 ballot measure legalizing marijuana in the District of Columbia, called their meeting with the White House “a move in the right direction” toward removing marijuana from Schedule One of the Controlled Substance Act. “This is a good…

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United States Senate Spending Package Is Good For Marijuana Reform

The United States House of Representatives has historically been better when it comes to marijuana reform. My old college political science professor would always tell me that’s because Representatives are more likely to support things that may seem ‘controversial’ in politics compared to Senators because they often come from districts…

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