Democrats scrap cannabis research bill shortly after putting it on the schedule

Posted by - September 29, 2020

Lawmakers claim the bill was never meant to appear on the agenda Another cannabis reform that had good chances of passing through the legislative maze has been removed from the current session’s schedule. Last Friday afternoon, a bipartisan bill to improve the current research done on marijuana was included on a list as “scheduled for

House committee says yes to expanded cannabis research

Posted by - September 10, 2020

The Energy and Commerce Committee gives its approval for in-state-supplied cannabis for research The House Energy and Commerce Committee said yes to a bill that aims to simplify the process of conducting cannabis research across the country. Yesterday, lawmakers advanced the bipartisan bill called the Medical Marijuana Research Act through a voice vote and, with

New Congressional bill hopes to allow CBD to be sold as a dietary supplement

Posted by - September 8, 2020

A new measure on Capitol Hill looks to give cannabis more legitimacy in the health industry Last Friday, two congressmen introduced a bipartisan bill that aims to allow cannabidiol (CBD) – as well as other hemp-extracted products – to be sold and marketed as dietary supplements. With a change like this, retailers across the country

New federal bill looks to legalize and regulate cannabis

Posted by - August 4, 2020

The push on Capitol Hill for marijuana reform continues despite known objections Democrats continue to pursue attempts to take the cannabis legalization matter all the way to the end, and the latest motion came from a senator who introduced a new proposal to federally legalize marijuana this past Thursday. This new bill might represent a

Congress approves bill to allow military members to use CBD

Posted by - July 21, 2020

Hemp-based CBD is now on the menu for military service members All the efforts made to promote cannabis reforms and measures that were planned for this year’s spending bills are starting to pay off. This can be seen in the latest amendment approved by the House of Representatives on Monday. This new bill would allow

New Colorado bill seeks to define cannabis social equity businesses

Posted by - June 11, 2020

Colorado is making huge strides in bringing social equality to its consumer activity A new bill was introduced on Wednesday to Colorado lawmakers to possibly create a definition of what kind of requirements could allow someone to apply for a marijuana social equity license. Lawmakers have advanced this bill that is seeking to have a

New Jersey bill could relax cannabis possession laws

Posted by - June 5, 2020

Up to one pound of marijuana would be allowed under a new law, if approved In order to revive the effort New Jersey has been making to stop racial bias and police brutality, a new bill has been introduced by state lawmakers. It seeks to decrease the current punishments, which include arrests and fines, for

New congressional bill would require cannabis states to make impaired driving changes

Posted by - June 4, 2020

The federal government won’t legalize cannabis, but it doesn’t mind controlling states on the subject A House committee introduced a bill yesterday that has a provision in which states with cannabis legislation will be required to make changes regarding their current cannabis-impaired driving policies. The sponsor of the bill is the chairman of the House

New stimulus bill includes cannabis banking

Posted by - May 13, 2020

A new relief bill might give the cannabis industry the break it has been looking for It is not a sure bet yet, but the most recent effort to add more funds to the current crisis relief programs created by the coronavirus pandemic might include banking aid for cannabis-related businesses. The new Health and Economic