• September 28, 2020

Tags : U.S. House of Representatives

House-Passed Marijuana Amendments Stripped From Congressional Spending Bills

House Democrats failed to get a number of marijuana-related provisions attached to large-scale spending legislation after negotiations with the Senate. Reform advocates hoped that the Republican-controlled Senate would agree to adopt measures from a House-passed version of an appropriations bill that provided protections for all state and tribal cannabis programs against federal interference. But negotiators simply agreed […]Read More

New Congressional Resolution Calls For Marijuana Legalization And Drug Expungements

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) released a congressional resolution on Thursday that calls for a fundamental reshaping of the criminal justice system, in part by legalizing marijuana and expunging all drug-related convictions. The congresswoman’s “People’s Justice Guarantee” resolution outlines “a bold, new vision for justice in the American criminal legal system” that’s designed to “transform the […]Read More

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