The White House on Friday sought to downplay the number of staffers whose jobs have been derailed by their prior cannabis use as a result of marijuana policies.
A new cannabis coalition made up of a wide variety of national corporations, including tobacco and alcohol firms, launched today with the purpose of influencing policy and potentially shaping the first federal cannabis regulations.
Mexico is on the verge of creating the world’s largest legal marijuana market, a move that could pressure President Joe Biden to embrace weed, too.
The Virginia Legislature approved adult-use marijuana legalization Saturday in a historic vote marking the first state in the Old South to embrace full legalization.
Only two states — Nebraska and Idaho — have never passed any sort of medical marijuana law. There are now movements afoot in both states — as well as several others with very restrictive programs — to change that as soon as this year.
A new cannabis coalition hopes to bring together all the various factions of the weed advocacy world in order to create a unified message on Capitol Hill as the federal government moves closer to considering a major overhaul of federal cannabis policies.
The growing movement to legalize marijuana is eyeing its first real foothold in the Old South.
Now, Virginia lawmakers are scrambling to pass full legalization before their 30-day legislative session wraps up in less than two weeks.
The House on Friday passed a landmark bill that would remove federal penalties on marijuana and erase cannabis-related criminal records.