Friday, October 7, 2022

Medical Marijuana

Federal: Tell President Trump To Abolish The Office Of The Drug Czar

Update: Tom Marino is no longer being considered for the position of Drug Czar. The Trump Administration is widely expected to pick Representative Tom Marino for Drug Czar. The Trump administration promised to eliminate bureaucratic waste. It should start by eliminating...

House/Senate Fail to Reconcile Amendment 2 Implementation Measure

Update: House and Senate members failed to reconcile Amendment 2 implementation prior to the close of the 2017 legislative session. It will now be up to the Florida Department of Health to produce rules and regulations for the voter-initiated...

Hawaii: Medical Cannabis Expansion Bill Signed By Governor

Update: The Governor signed this legislation on June 22nd.  Update: The Senate changes were approved by the House. HB 1488 now awaits the governor's signature. Legislation to expand Hawaii’s medical cannabis program has passed both legislative chambers. The bill, HB 1488, has...

Georgia: Legislation To Expand CBD Medical Program Becomes Law

Update: Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law Tuesday a measure that expands the state’s medical marijuana program. Update: SB 16 has passed both legislative chambers and now awaits the signature or veto of Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. Should he fail...

Federal: House Bill Introduced to Expand Veterans’ Access to Medical Marijuana

Update: HR 1820 has been referred to committee. Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), along with five co-sponsors, has reintroduced H.R. 1820, the Veterans Equal Access Act, which expands medical cannabis access to eligible military veterans. Presently, V.A. doctors are forbidden from providing...

Federal: End The Federal Government’s Enforcement of Marijuana Prohibition

Update: All 3 bills have been referred to committee in their respective chamber. Senator Ron Wyden and Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Jared Polis have introduced legislation in the House and Senate -- The Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act / Regulate Marijuana...

Colorado: Bill To Thwart The Federal Government Signed By Governor

Update: SB 192 was signed into law June 2.  Update: S. 192 passed the Senate on May 9 and was transmitted to Governor Hickenlooper on May 18. The bill now awaits his signature or veto. Update: House members approved SB 192 on...

Federal: Demand That The New US Attorney’s Respect State Marijuana Laws

On March 10, Attorney General Jeff Sessions called for the resignation of the 46 remaining US Attorneys who had been previously appointed under the Obama administration. Members of the Senate will now be asked to consider new appointments. Please contact...

Maine: Require Insurance to Cover Medical Marijuana Expenses

Update: LD 1064 was voted down on June 12 and will no longer recieve consideration this year.  Update: LD 1064 was heard in committee on 4/4 at 1:00 PM. Legislation is pending, LD 1064, to require health insurance policies to cover...

West Virginia: Legislation Introduced to Legalize Marijuana

Legislation by Delegate Hornbuckle of Cabell, House Bill 3035, to legalize and regulate the adult use, production, and sale of marijuana is before members of the House Health and human Resources Committee. House Bill 3035, allows adults to possess up...
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It’s Time to Legalize America

By now you’ve no doubt heard the news – and it’s big! Late yesterday, the President signed a directive providing...
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