For the first time ever, senators have included protections for state medical marijuana laws in their base Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill.Read More
Canada moved another step closer to ending its prohibition of marijuana when the Senate approved legislation to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult use. Bill C-45 will now head back to the House of Commons, which has already approved a previous version.Read More
Sens. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced bipartisan legislation that would end the federal government’s war on marijuana and protect states’ rights to enact their own marijuana policies.Read More
The House Appropriations Committee voted to continue blocking the Justice Department from interfering in state medical marijuana laws.Read More
"Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man. By any measure of rational analysis marijuana can be safely used within a supervised routine of medical care. ... It would be unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious for DEA to continue to stand between those sufferers and the benefits of this substance in light of the evidence in this record."