Congress’ spending bill protects medical pot states - Cannabis News

WASHINGTON — Congress extended protections to 44 states that have legalized medical marijuana in its proposed $1 trillion spending bill that funds the government through September.

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Congress’ spending bill protects medical pot states - Cannabis News

WASHINGTON — Congress extended protections to 44 states that have legalized medical marijuana in its proposed $1 trillion spending bill that funds the government through September.

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Cannabis activists plan smoking protest on steps of U.S. Capitol, risking arrest - Cannabis News

The 4/24 event calls on Congress to federally legalize marijuana and allow the District to fully enact its 2014 ballot measure.

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Cannabis activists plan smoking protest on steps of U.S. Capitol, risking arrest - Cannabis News

The 4/24 event calls on Congress to federally legalize marijuana and allow the District to fully enact its 2014 ballot measure.

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Medical marijuana advocates to host lobbying day in Washington - Cannabis News

Medical marijuana advocates will descend on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

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Medical marijuana advocates to host lobbying day in Washington - Cannabis News

Medical marijuana advocates will descend on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

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Of all the festivities planned for the Trump inauguration, the pot giveaway is unique – Cannabis News

DC marijuana (DCMJ), a pro-marijuana legalization group, plans to "gift" 4,000 joints on inauguration day on the streets of Washington, D.C., encouraging the public to light them up at the 4:20 mark of the new Trump administration.

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Of all the festivities planned for the Trump inauguration, the pot giveaway is unique – Cannabis News

DC marijuana (DCMJ), a pro-marijuana legalization group, plans to "gift" 4,000 joints on inauguration day on the streets of Washington, D.C., encouraging the public to light them up at the 4:20 mark of the new Trump administration.

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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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Don’t fear the reefer: US Air Force changes pot policy – Cannabis News

As the Air Force widens its base of people to choose from, it’s also trying to make itself more appealing.

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Don’t fear the reefer: US Air Force changes pot policy – Cannabis News

As the Air Force widens its base of people to choose from, it’s also trying to make itself more appealing.

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Marijuana brands can trademark almost anything, except marijuana – Cannabis News

Though cannabis is legal for recreational or medicinal use in 28 states, it remains illegal under federal law. As a result, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will not register trademarks for marijuana retailers or for products that contain cannabis.

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Felony pot convictions could become misdemeanors under California's marijuana legalization law – Cannabis News

When Californians voted last month to legalize recreational use of marijuana, they may not have realized they were also allowing retroactive changes that could turn a felony pot conviction into a misdemeanor.

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Felony pot convictions could become misdemeanors under California's marijuana legalization law – Cannabis News

When Californians voted last month to legalize recreational use of marijuana, they may not have realized they were also allowing retroactive changes that could turn a felony pot conviction into a misdemeanor.

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Congressmen to launch Cannabis Caucus in 2017 – Cannabis News

It’s a joint political effort to pass marijuana reform.

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Congressmen to launch Cannabis Caucus in 2017 – Cannabis News

It’s a joint political effort to pass marijuana reform.

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Is transporting marijuana legally between states a pipe dream, or will legalization trend propel change? – Cannabis News

Federal law prohibits marijuana and its transportation across state lines; but the new number of cannabis-friendly states sharing borders may end up testing that ban.

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Is transporting marijuana legally between states a pipe dream, or will legalization trend propel change? – Cannabis News

Federal law prohibits marijuana and its transportation across state lines; but the new number of cannabis-friendly states sharing borders may end up testing that ban.

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Federal medical marijuana protections could get short extension – Cannabis News

One benefit of a stopgap federal spending bill is the inclusion of a rider that bans the Justice Department from using funds to prevent medical marijuana states from implementing their laws.

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