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Congress Pushes Back Against Jeff Sessions’ Drug War 2.0

If Jeff Sessions was expecting applause for his bid to revive the war on drugs last Friday, he’s not hearing much of it from Congress.

Congress Pushes to Renew Rohrabacher-Farr Patient Protections

A group of US House members led by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher wants the feds to maintain their hands-off approach towards states with legal medicinal cannabis.

Cannabis Legalization Bills Make Splash in Congress

Federal cannabis prohibition could soon come to an end thanks to a package of congressional bills introduced Thursday morning.

Meet the NFF: New Group to Lobby Trump, Congress on Cannabis

The New Federalism Fund, backed by big industry names, will work primarily on Capitol Hill.

House Republicans Vote to Expand Drug Testing

House Republicans voted to expand drug testing for applicants seeking unemployment benefits. Is that constitutional?

Cannabis Now Has Its Own Congressional Caucus

Reps. Earl Blumenauer, Dana Rohrabacher, and Don Young form a bipartisan group dedicated to pushing progress on the issue.

The Senate Just Confirmed Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

The vote puts cannabis patients, consumers, and business owners in legal states in a precarious position.

Washington State Lawmakers Want a Wall Around Legal Marijuana

State lawmakers have quietly introduced legislation designed to help protect legal cannabis from intervention by the Trump administration.

In Congress: Virginia Republican Wants to De-Schedule CBD

Republicans in Congress are starting to come out of the woodwork to draft new bills on cannabis.

We’re Watching the Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearings So You Don’t Have To

If confirmed, Trump's nominee for US attorney general could determine the future of legal cannabis in the country.

We’re Watching the Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearings So You Don’t Have To

If confirmed, Trump's nominee for US attorney general could determine the future of legal cannabis in the country.

Senators Call for Cannabis Banking Reform

A bipartisan group of Senators contacted a federal financial institute asking for guidance on the woes of banking in the cannabis industry. Will they respond?

Lawmakers Face Off After House GOP Scraps Veterans Access Amendment

While Democrats held a nighttime sit-in for gun safety last week, House Republicans quietly removed language from a bill that would have allowed veterans safer access to medical cannabis.

Congressman ‘Appalled’ at House GOP for Rejecting Cannabis Banking Measure

“How many more armed robberies must we witness and security guards lives lost before we take action?” asked Colorado Democrat Rep. Ed Perlmutter.

Scammer or Entrepreneur? Washington D.C.’s Kushgod Defends His Brand

Nyck Paul, a.k.a. Kushgod, may be a bold activist or merely a brazen scofflaw, but one thing is clear: He’s already established a valuable brand.

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