From decriminalization to opening up the banking industry, both sides of Congress are preparing cannabis bills – but with much different approaches.

Over the past decade, marijuana legalization has happened at break-neck speed at the state and local level.

And yet, pot-related reforms have moved glacially at the federal level, especially since prohibitionist Jeff Sessions was confirmed as attorney general.

But his staunch opposition and attempt to roll back Obama-era protections for local marijuana businesses has actually attracted new support to a flurry of marijuana related bills that have been picking up support in this Congress.

Click here to read the complete article

Matt Laslo ~ RollingStone.com

Recent News Articles

Monday April 22

MjMicro Conference

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

MjMicro is the next level in cannabis investment. Set to take place on June 25,…

1621 hits

Tuesday April 23

Texas Lawmakers Will Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization This Week - Cannabis News

in Politics

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The Texas House is scheduled to vote on a bill on Thursday that would make…

975 hits

Tuesday April 23

Cannabis Nurses: An Emerging Specialization And Vital Resource For Seniors - Cannabis News

in Medical News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Nurses who specialize in cannabis medicine are increasingly stepping in to help seniors navigate that…

1231 hits

Tuesday April 23

Hawaii founders of biodiesel firm unveil their own green new deal: Hemp - Cannabis News

in Finance

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Earth Day blessing fetes Maui’s first state-licensed industrial hemp farm.

1458 hits

Tuesday April 23

When It Comes to Cannabis Workplace Injuries, the Eyes Have It - Cannabis News

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

In Colorado, one of the state’s largest worker’s compensation insurance firms has released some unique…

1801 hits