Colorado representatives intro bill to shield state marijuana laws from feds

Published: May 18, 2017, 12:59 pm • Updated: May 18, 2017, 1:43 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado Reps. Diana DeGette and Mike Coffman have introduced a bill to protect states’ marijuana laws from federal enforcement. The Respect States and Citizens Rights’ Act of 2017 aims to insert…

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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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Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Off In Michigan House Of Representatives

Representative Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) is ready to launch his marijuana decriminalization bill in the Michigan legislature. He’s nearly ready to sign co-sponsors onto the bill, and is already seeking those endorsements. The bill would not only decriminalize cannabis, it proposes to tax and regulate marijuana sales. The proceeds from…

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