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WASHINGTON D.C. – It’s a happy day for hemp advocates like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), as the Senate Agricultural Committee voted 20-1 to approve 2018 Farm Bill legislation that includes provisions that would allow industrial hemp farming...
CORVALLIS, Ore.–Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday raided marijuana dispensary Corvallis Cannabis Club (CCC).Federal officials allege that the marijuana retailer was involved in interstate cannabis distribution and sales, as well as a...
INDIANAPOLIS–News channel WTHR 13 on Monday reported that U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams told them that neither Health and Human Services or the Food and Drug Administration currently has a position on nationwide CBD legalization, but that “components”...
DENVER–In what turned out to be a big week for cannabis, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO) drew the criticism of medical marijuana and cannabis industry advocates last week by vetoing three legislative bills that would have increased access to...
District of Columbia- An effort to prevent federal officials from prosecuting cannabis businesses and consumers in compliance with state laws received support from President Trump on Friday. The president commented on a bill proposed by Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Cory...
Washington D.C.–U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and U.S. Representatives David Joyce (R-Ohio) and Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) today introduced the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act (STATES Act), which would “ensure that each state...
WASHINGTON D.C.–Senate legislators this week unanimously adopted a resolution recognizing June 4-10 as Hemp History Week nationally, and lauded the economic potential of the U.S. industrial hemp industry with calls for drug policy reform.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)...
OTTAWA – History is expected to be made today, as the Canadian Senate is poised to vote on nationwide legalization of recreational cannabis. If Bill C-45 is approved, as is widely anticipated, Canada will become the first G7 nation...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A circuit judge has given Florida medical cannabis users permission to light up...soon. Last month, Judge Karen Gievers of the Leon County circuit court ruled Florida's ban on smokable cannabis violated the state constitutional rights of medical...
DENVER - A bill that would have legalized cannabis dispensary tasting rooms has burned out.Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper vetoed HB 1258 this week. The bill was not universally supported in the state legislature but did pass the House (39-24) and...

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