California lawmakers are pushing for a lower tax on legal cannabis in an attempt to fight the black market. Two members of the state assembly announced a bipartisan plan that would reduce taxes on legal weed.
DENVER (AP) — Officials in Colorado’s largest city on Monday approved Denver’s first legal marijuana club and joined a small number of businesses across the country allowing people to consume in states where adult use has been broadly legalized.
On Friday morning, Congress extended the federal medical marijuana protections aka the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment. That happened within a signing of a huge budget deal which brought a short federal shutdown to an end. However, these protections remain temporarily; the current spending plan only runs until March, 23rd. Here’s what you need to know about the amendment and its future.
State-legal medical marijuana has been on the edge of a disaster; the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment was bound to vanish in the tumultuous reality of American politics. But it seems that the end is postponed, at least for now, with the Amendment intact. What happened?
AG Jeff Sessions recently announced that he would rescind the Cole Memo which protected legal states from federal interference. The crackdown seems possible but pro-legalization lawmakers are responding strong. On Wednesday, a group of House Democrats introduced the Marijuana Justice Act which aims to change federal cannabis laws. Why is it crucial?