Articles tagged with "Earl Blumenauer"
15 total articles - Page 1 of 2
Senate Revives Gov’t, and Medical Marijuana Protections, Until Feb. 8David Hodes - Published on January 22, 2018Read more
Senate leaders Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell struck a deal that will keep the government open, and MMJ protected, for 17 days.
Shutdown Averted, but Medical Marijuana Protections Still at RiskBruce Barcott - Published on December 7, 2017Read more
A stopgap measure may fund the government (and protect patients) through Dec. 22. But after that it’s anybody’s guess.
‘Human Rights? Lay Off, That Is None of Your Business’: The Week in Cannabis QuotesRebecca Kelley - Published on November 10, 2017Read more
Philippines President Duterte dismisses those pesky human rights violations, a 12-year old girl/badass sues Jeff Sessions, a former wrestler verbally bodyslams some nosy cops, and more.
Blumenauer Calls for Cannabis Research to Combat Opioid CrisisLisa Rough - Published on October 11, 2017Read more
Rep. Earl Blumenauer took the floor during a Committee hearing to make an impassioned plea for medical cannabis research.
House Committee Blocks Medical Marijuana ProtectionsBruce Barcott - Published on September 6, 2017Read more
The House Rules committee blocked the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment, but it’s still alive in the Senate.
Congressmen Slam Anti-Cannabis Group’s ‘False Claims’ on MMJ ProtectionBen Adlin - Published on June 29, 2017Read more
One of the nation’s leading anti-cannabis groups issued a press release announcing the “elimination” of a crucial federal protection for state-legal medical cannabis.
Cannabis Legalization Bills Make Splash in CongressGage Peake - Published on March 30, 2017Read more
Federal cannabis prohibition could soon come to an end thanks to a package of congressional bills introduced Thursday morning.
Earl Blumenauer Handicaps Tuesday’s ‘Very Consequential’ Legalization VotesLisa Rough - Published on November 7, 2016Read more
The Oregon congressman, famous for his bow ties and bicycle pins, has long been one of the strongest voices fighting for the end of federal cannabis prohibition.
Cannabis Advocates Kick Off Democratic Convention in Philly’s Main Line ClubhouseJay Lassiter - Published on July 25, 2016Read more
On the eve of the Democratic National Convention’s opening, America’s cannabis caucus held a fundraiser that put the party on notice: The era of legalization and legitimacy has arrived.
Blumenauer Tells DNC to Put Some Teeth Into Its Legalization Plank AlreadyLeafly Staff - Published on July 8, 2016Read more
Rep. Blumenauer wants the Dems to add the phrase: “We support ending the failed federal marijuana prohibition.”