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NIDArelease Apr 10, 2019

AG William Barr Says He Would Prefer Federal Marijuana Policy Reform Over Current System of Conflicting State and Federal Laws


At a Senate Appropriations hearing, Attorney General William Barr said he would prefer a proposed federal marijuana policy reform bill over the current system of conflicting state and federal laws.

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NIDArelease Apr 04, 2019

Bill to End Marijuana Prohibition in New Hampshire Approved by House of Representatives, Headed to Senate


A bill to end marijuana prohibition and regulate cannabis for adult use in New Hampshire was approved by the state House of Representatives (200-163). It will now head to the Senate, where it will be scheduled for a public hearing.

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NIDArelease Apr 04, 2019

Bicameral, Bipartisan Legislation to Protect State Marijuana Laws Introduced in Congress


Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), David Joyce (R-OH), and Maxine Waters (D-CA) introduced legislation in the Senate and House of Representatives that would end the federal government’s war on marijuana and protect states’ rights to enact their own marijuana policies.

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NIDArelease Mar 28, 2019

Cannabis Banking Bill Advances in Congress; Statement From the Marijuana Policy Project


By a vote of 45-15, the House Financial Services Committee approved a bipartisan bill aimed at ensuring state-legal cannabis businesses are able to access basic banking and financial services.

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There is no logical basis for the prohibition of marijuana.
Economist Milton Friedman, Costs of Marijuana Prohibition, June 2, 2005