Montana Senate Votes to Advance Promising Cannabis Legalization Bill

Montana moved a step closer to implementing its voter-approved recreational marijuana program last week. On Friday, lawmakers in the Montana Senate passed a bill establishing a framework for the nascent program, including a provision that “would reserve tax revenue from sales for addiction treatment and statewide conservation efforts,” according to…

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Montana Lawmakers Advance Three Bills To Implement Legal Cannabis

With Montana set to become the next state to legalize marijuana, lawmakers in Big Sky Country will have some options on how to go about implementing the policy. Local TV outlet KPAX reported this week that legislators there in the state House have “advanced three bills that provide different visions…

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Pushing To Advance Federal Legalization of Cannabis

On the heels of his home state ending pot prohibition, Sen. Chuck Schumer wants legalization to go national. In an interview with Politico last week, the Senate Majority Leader said he is ready to bring a marijuana legalization bill to the senate floor—whether President Joe Biden is fully on board…

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Mexican lawmakers advance bill to legalize recreational cannabis

Mexican lawmakers advance bill to legalize recreational cannabis | Leafly Leafly Leafly ® Loading… Where are you from? noyes Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device. Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly. Redirecting you to By accessing this site, you accept…

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Assembly Committees in New Jersey Senate Advance Cannabis Bill

New Jersey made its way back in headlines when legislative Assembly committees in the state Senate advanced a bill to regulate legal cannabis within state lines and bring the new state industry to life.  Of course, the last time New Jersey was being lauded for their recreational cannabis progress was…

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Jeff Sessions approved by Senate Judiciary Committee to advance to full Senate confirmation vote

Published: Feb 1, 2017, 11:22 am • Updated: Feb 1, 2017, 11:58 am By Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday voted 11-9 to advance the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., as attorney general. He is expected to be confirmed by the full…

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Marijuana advocates mobilizing in advance of Sessions confirmation hearing

Published: Jan 6, 2017, 5:21 pm • Updated: Jan 6, 2017, 5:21 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana legalization activists are organizing a national “Day of Action” on Monday to protest the potential confirmation of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as the nation’s attorney general. Sessions, a 70-year-old Republican…

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