News

June 14, 2018

The RESPECT Resolution Seeks Restorative Justice

Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced The “RESPECT Resolution: Realizing Equitable & Sustainable Participation in Emerging Cannabis Trades” to elevate the importance of equity within the legal cannabis marketplace. The RESPECT Resolution seeks both economic and reparative justice, ensuring that disenfranchised communities will be able to benefit equally in the emerging legal and regulated industry.
June 14, 2018

House Appropriations Committee Blocks Cannabis Banking Amendment

The House Appropriations Committee took up and defeated language known as the Safe Banking Amendment offered by Congressman Dave Joyce (R-OH) on Wednesday, June 13th.
June 13, 2018

Congressional Black Caucus Announces Support for Marijuana Law Reforms

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus recently announced their support for marijuana law reforms to keep the federal government out of the business of prohibition and related law enforcement of marijuana.
June 12, 2018

Oklahomans To Decide In Two Weeks On Providing Medical Marijuana Access

Oklahoma voters will decide on Tuesday, June 26, on State Question 788 -- a statewide voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to patients. If passed, Oklahoma will become the 31st state to legalize the possession and use of cannabis by authorized patients.