GOP-led House Rules Committee blocks voting on marijuana amendments

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 10:21 pm • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 11:19 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff The U.S. House Committee on Rules has blocked a number of marijuana-related amendments from a federal appropriations bill, including the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment. The GOP-led committee’s moves late Wednesday mean multiple amendments protecting existing…

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Eugene Monroe: America is voting on pot today. If only professional athletes had a say

Published: Nov 8, 2016, 1:27 pm • Updated: Nov 8, 2016, 1:27 pm By Eugene Monroe, The Cannabist Staff Editor’s note: Cannabist columnist Eugene Monroe co-authored this post with his friend David Nathan, MD, DFAPA. Nathan is a Harvard-trained psychiatrist and educator in Princeton, N.J., and, like Monroe, Nathan is…

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This high-level politician just said he’s voting for Massachusetts marijuana question

Published: Oct 21, 2016, 7:55 am • Updated: Oct 21, 2016, 9:22 am By Steve Leblanc, The Associated Press BOSTON — Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg said he’s backing a ballot question that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state. Rosenberg said he hopes he and fellow…

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In the voting booth: Court says voters can decide on Arkansas medical marijuana plan

Published: Oct 13, 2016, 10:00 am • Updated: Oct 13, 2016, 6:16 pm By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Voters will have their say on at least one Arkansas medical marijuana proposal this November, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Justices sided with supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment…

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Which States Are Voting On Marijuana Reform In November 2016?

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest (via chsarrow.com) With the election roughly 4 weeks away, the states voting on marijuana reform are now clear. Whether states are voting on marijuana reform, medical or recreational, any success in these states would be a win for ending marijuana prohibition and the failed…

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Arkansas Will Be Voting On Medical Marijuana This November

This week, the Secretary of State’s office confirmed that the measure, Arkansans for Compassionate Care, had submitted enough signatures from voters in the state to qualify the measure for the November ballot. The measure would allow for medical cannabis to be produced, tested, and distributed to patients diagnosed by a…

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