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Congress Considers Bill To Research Marijuana Legalization Across Country

Congress Considers Bill To Research Marijuana Legalization Across Country
The word on the street is that the bill was introduced in response to the recent pressure for Congress to legalize marijuana.
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State Cannabis Reform Is Putting Social Justice Front And Center

State Cannabis Reform Is Putting Social Justice Front And Center
Any serious conversation about social and racial justice in America must include a conversation about our nation’s drug laws and the impact they have had on specific communities. By Sabin…

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Why The Cannabis Industry Needs Congress To Pass SAFE Banking Act

Why The Cannabis Industry Needs Congress To Pass SAFE Banking Act
Meager guidance from regulators leaves banks dubious about whether they can safely bank cannabis businesses.
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Chuck Schumer’s Cannabis Reform Plan Is Becoming Clearer

Chuck Schumer’s Cannabis Reform Plan Is Becoming Clearer
The focus seems more likely to call for “decriminalization” than legalization.
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When Will Marijuana-Hating Mitch McConnell Retire?

When Will Marijuana-Hating Mitch McConnell Retire?
Even though the Democrats finally have the majority in Congress, there’s still enough political power-madness coming from McConnell to cause trouble.
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Senate Democrats And President Biden Not On Same Page With Cannabis Reform

Senate Democrats And President Biden Not On Same Page With Cannabis Reform
Last week, Biden fired five staffers for marijuana-related discrepancies in drug disclosures.
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Cannabis Prohibition Is About To End — Does History Have To Repeat Itself?

Cannabis Prohibition Is About To End — Does History Have To Repeat Itself?
As we near the end of cannabis prohibition in the U.S., it’s important to look at the history of prohibition to better assess the potential outcomes.
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Is It Bad For Big Alcohol And Big Tobacco To Help Shape Marijuana Legalization?

Is It Bad For Big Alcohol And Big Tobacco To Help Shape Marijuana Legalization?
Marijuana lobby groups only dropped $4 million last year on policy persuasion, while the alcohol and tobacco groups contributed $60 million.
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How ‘essential’ transformed the US marijuana industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic

During the tumultuous weeks and months of the past year, a nine-letter word emerged as a game changer for the nation’s legal marijuana industry: “essential.” It began about a week after the World Health Organization on March 11 declar…