First Recreational Marijuana Bill Introduced in Ohio

A pair of Buckeye State lawmakers are ready to put the “high” in Ohio.  On Thursday, two Democratic state House representatives there—Casey Weinstein and Terrence Upchurch—introduced legislation to legalize and regulate the cultivation and sale of recreational marijuana in the state. According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, the bill is historic,…

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Bill To Regulate CBD As A Dietary Supplement Introduced In Congress

A bill that would allow CBD derived from hemp to be sold as a dietary supplement was introduced in the House of Representatives last week in a bid to jumpstart an industry hampered by inaction from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The bipartisan measure, The Hemp and Hemp-Derived…

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Colorado’s legalized marijuana would be federally lawful under bill introduced by Cory Gardner, Elizabeth Warren

WASHINGTON — Marijuana would be legal federally in states that already have approved the drug’s use under a bill introduced Thursday by U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. The measure, unveiled at a Capitol Hill news conference, wouldn’t legalize the drug in states that haven’t sanctioned its use or…

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Hemp Farming Act of 2018 introduced by Sen. Mitch McConnell

Hemp could be made whole again — and explicitly legal — under a new bill introduced Thursday by the leader of the U.S. Senate. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Hemp Farming Act of 2018 aims to establish hemp as an agricultural commodity, protect state regimes, add crop insurance, and bolster…

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Bill licensing marijuana “tasting rooms” introduced in Colorado legislature

Published: Feb 27, 2018, 12:06 pm • Updated: Feb 27, 2018, 12:54 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff As taprooms are to craft brewers, “tasting rooms” could be to Colorado cannabis purveyors, under a bill introduced late Monday. Existing licensed medical and recreational marijuana businesses would be able to…

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New Jersey marijuana legalization bill introduced

Published: Jan 11, 2018, 12:10 pm • Updated: Jan 11, 2018, 12:10 pm By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey lawmakers kicked off the new session by again introducing legislation to legalize marijuana. Democratic state Sen. Nicholas Scutari introduced the measure allowing the recreational use of marijuana on…

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