One of the US Senate’s leading marijuana prohibitionists, Iowa Republican Charles Grassley, will no longer be heading the Senate Judiciary Committee in the 116th Congress. As Chair, Grassley had refused to hold any hearings or votes on marijuana-related legislation.
While Indiana did not have the opportunity to vote directly on cannabis propositions as in other states, there were numerous candidates on the ballot supportive of reforming our cannabis laws. Here's a quick rundown of some notable outcomes from election night!
Members from various NORML chapters led efforts to collect 600 letters to Congress in support of marijuana reform from attendees of Las Vegas’ first Business-to-Consumer Cannabis conference, The Herban Expo.