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McClintock/Polis Amendment to Limit Federal Interference of State Marijuana Laws

September 5, 2017
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McClintock/Polis Amendment to Limit Federal Interference of State Marijuana Laws

Representatives Tom McClintock (R-CA) and Jared Polis (D-CO) have introduced an amendment that, if passed, would disallow the Department of Justice to use funds from Congress to enforce federal laws on activities that are legal under state law with regard to marijuana.

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Bonamici Files Amendment Preventing Federal Interference of State Hemp Laws

September 3, 2017
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Bonamici Files Amendment Preventing Federal Interference of State Hemp Laws

Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) has introduced an amendment to the House appropriations bill that, if passed, would not allow funds to be used to prevent states from implementing their own state laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of industrial hemp.

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Amendment to Cut Funding of DEA’s Cannabis Eradication Program

September 3, 2017
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Amendment to Cut Funding of DEA’s Cannabis Eradication Program

Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) has reintroduced an amendment to cut funds from the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) cannabis eradication program through their Salaries and Expenses Account.

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Gaetz Introduces Amendment for Medical Marijuana Research

September 2, 2017
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Gaetz Introduces Amendment for Medical Marijuana Research

Representative Matt Gaetz (FL-01) has introduced an amendment to the appropriations bill that, if passed, would not allow the Department of Justice to use funds from the bill to prevent or delay the approval of an application to research medical marijuana. This past year, the DEA moved to create a new procedure to license...

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Congressman Heck Introduces Marijuana Banking Amendments

September 2, 2017
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Congressman Heck Introduces Marijuana Banking Amendments

Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) with Representatives Perlmutter (CO-07), Lee (CA-13), and Titus (NV-01) have submitted two amendments to the financial services division to be included in the House appropriations bill. Both of these amendments focus on banking services for legal marijuana-related businesses and would be a temporary fix until the current legislation, the SAFE...

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Norton Files Amendment To Strike Anti-Home-Rule Rider For DC

August 31, 2017
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Norton Files Amendment To Strike Anti-Home-Rule Rider For DC

In 2015, D.C. voters overwhelmingly approved Initiative 71, which legalized the cultivation and possession of limited amounts of marijuana for adults 21 and older. However, because D.C. cannot control its own budget, Congress was able to block the District from legalizing, taxing, and regulating the sale of marijuana.

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AAA Is Doubling Down On Their Marijuana Distortions

August 30, 2017
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AAA Is Doubling Down On Their Marijuana Distortions

At a recent AAA Texas-sponsored event, attendees were falsely told that drivers testing positive possess a 25-fold risk of accident compared to sober drivers. But the actual study cited by AAA concluded nothing of the sort. Rather, the study in question -- conducted by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -- determined that...

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Congressman O’Rourke Introduces Amendment To End Arbitrary License Suspensions

August 28, 2017
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Congressman O’Rourke Introduces Amendment To End Arbitrary License Suspensions

This amendment is similar to the Better Drive Act, which Congressman O’Rourke introduced in April. The Better Drive Act removes the federal mandate that demands states to suspend the driver’s license of individuals with a marijuana possession conviction. Currently, any drug conviction, regardless of whether or not the motor vehicle was involved, results in...

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Oakland’s Marijuana Equity Permit Program

August 24, 2017
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Oakland’s Marijuana Equity Permit Program

In March of this year, Oakland City Council implemented the Equity Permit Program for marijuana businesses. This program is designed to address the past disparities in the cannabis industry by giving priority to the victims of the war on drugs and minimizing barriers of entry into the industry.

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Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2017

August 16, 2017
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Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2017

The Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2017 amends the federal law to facilitate clinical investigations involving the use of cannabis and cannabis-derived products.

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