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.
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.
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.