Congress to Vote on Protecting State Cannabis Programs

Congress will be voting on a proposal that would protect currently existing cannabis programs across the U.S. A proposed, bipartisan amendment from the House Rules Committee was presented on July 28. If passed, it would create protections for existing state cannabis programs, as well as any tribal medical cannabis programs.…

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Governor of Virginia Signs Bill Protecting Employees Who Use Medical Cannabis

Weeks after lawmakers in the Commonwealth passed a bill clearing the way for recreational marijuana legalization, Virginia. Gov. Ralph Northam took steps to enshrine employment protections for medical cannabis patients.  Northam late last week signed a bill into law that “prohibits an employer from discharging, disciplining, or discriminating against an…

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‘Mainers Protecting Our Youth And Communities’ Launches To Oppose Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana opponents will do just about whatever it takes to keep marijuana prohibition in place. There are various motivating factors as to why marijuana opponents do what they do. The most common one is protecting the bottom line of industries that so heavily rely on marijuana prohibition for profits. Here’s…

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