Five Cannabis-Related Bills Proposed in Congress, and What They Could Change – Cannabis News

Five measures concerning marijuana were introduced in Congress on May 30.

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Five Cannabis-Related Bills Proposed in Congress, and What They Could Change – Cannabis News

Five measures concerning marijuana were introduced in Congress on May 30.

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Pot state Dems want federal regulation of marijuana - Cannabis News

Democrats from states where marijuana is legal say so many Americans have access to pot products that the federal government should begin regulating the industry, which generated more than $7 billion in sales last year.

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Pot state Dems want federal regulation of marijuana - Cannabis News

Democrats from states where marijuana is legal say so many Americans have access to pot products that the federal government should begin regulating the industry, which generated more than $7 billion in sales last year.

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'A plant that God made,' South Carolina conservatives supporting medical marijuana bill - Cannabis News

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid addiction ended with his overdose a year ago, the conservative Republican co-sponsored medical cannabis legislation.

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'A plant that God made,' South Carolina conservatives supporting medical marijuana bill - Cannabis News

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid addiction ended with his overdose a year ago, the conservative Republican co-sponsored medical cannabis legislation.

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Illinois lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana – Cannabis News

Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois but say the legislation probably won't come up for a vote until next year.

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Illinois lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana – Cannabis News

Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois but say the legislation probably won't come up for a vote until next year.

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Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson clarifies: He only supports rescheduling cannabis oil - Cannabis News

Updated: A spokeswoman for U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson clarified that the Republican only supports rescheduling cannabis oil under the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s system, not marijuana more broadly.

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Virginia Congressman Introduces ‘Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act Of 2017’ – Cannabis News

5th District Congressman Tom Garrett has introduced legislation aimed at federally decriminalizing marijuana.

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Virginia Congressman Introduces ‘Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act Of 2017’ – Cannabis News

5th District Congressman Tom Garrett has introduced legislation aimed at federally decriminalizing marijuana.

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Texas State Rep Rolls Out Marijuana Decriminalization Bill With Help From Dallas Cop – Cannabis News

Thursday morning, Texas state Representative Joe Moody, surrounded by police officers and a retired judge, took a lectern at the Texas Capitol to argue for something he’s pushed hard for over the last two legislative sessions — the decriminalization of marijuana possession.

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Texas State Rep Rolls Out Marijuana Decriminalization Bill With Help From Dallas Cop – Cannabis News

Thursday morning, Texas state Representative Joe Moody, surrounded by police officers and a retired judge, took a lectern at the Texas Capitol to argue for something he’s pushed hard for over the last two legislative sessions — the decriminalization of marijuana possession.

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South Carolina: Medical marijuana bill discussed in state committee – Cannabis News

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The issue of legalizing marijuana for medical use was discussed at the South Carolina State House Thursday.

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South Carolina: Medical marijuana bill discussed in state committee – Cannabis News

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The issue of legalizing marijuana for medical use was discussed at the South Carolina State House Thursday.

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N.J. marijuana legislation inches ahead despite Christie's warning – Cannabis News

TRENTON — Republican Gov. Chris Christie's warning to the Democrat-led Legislature not to move forward with legalizing marijuana is going mostly unheeded.

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N.J. marijuana legislation inches ahead despite Christie's warning – Cannabis News

TRENTON — Republican Gov. Chris Christie's warning to the Democrat-led Legislature not to move forward with legalizing marijuana is going mostly unheeded.

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Marijuana reforms flood state legislatures – Cannabis News

Legislators in more than a dozen states have introduced measures to loosen laws restricting access to or criminalizing marijuana, a rush of legislative activity that supporters hope reflects a newfound willingness by public officials to embrace a trend toward legalization.

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Marijuana reforms flood state legislatures – Cannabis News

Legislators in more than a dozen states have introduced measures to loosen laws restricting access to or criminalizing marijuana, a rush of legislative activity that supporters hope reflects a newfound willingness by public officials to embrace a trend toward legalization.

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Flouting Congress, DC Council Member Re-Introduces Marijuana Regulation Bill – Cannabis News

At the first legislative meeting of a new, two-year D.C. Council session on Tuesday, At-large Councilmember David Grosso did exactly the same thing that he did two years ago: introduce a bill to tax and regulate marijuana.

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