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GOP Senators Kill Veterans Cannabis Research Bill
Republicans in the U.S. Senate voted this week to block a bill that would have directed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct research into cannabis as a treatment for chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder...
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Cannabis Expungement Law Takes Effect in D.C.
The measure that was approved by the Council of the District of Columbia late last year mandates an “automatic sealing for non-dangerous, non-convictions as well as shorten the waiting periods before a person is eligible...
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Washington, D.C. Mayor Signs Medical Pot Bill
The recently passed bill, called the Medical Cannabis Amendment Act of 2022 (B24-0113), was sponsored by Chairman Phil Mendelson of the Washington, D.C. Council in February 2021. The Washington, D.C. Council voted unanimously...
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Biden Signs Bill To Expand Medical Cannabis Research
President Joe Biden added his signature last week to a bipartisan bill that seeks to broaden and streamline research into medical cannabis.  Dubbed the “Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act,” the...
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Activists To Demonstrate For Cannabis Clemency in D.C.
Hip hop icons Redman and M1 of Dead Prez will join cannabis activists in Washington, D.C. on Monday to protest the Biden administration’s failure to release people imprisoned on federal marijuana convictions. The rally,...
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Schumer Pushes Back Release For Senate Legalization Bill
The wait for the Senate’s version of a cannabis legalization bill will continue for months, with Democratic leaders in the chamber indicating Thursday that it will come sometime in the summer. According to The Hill, Senate...
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