Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) is Congress’s most vocal opponent of legal marijuana, having single-handedly spearheaded a provision blocking legal pot shops in the District of Columbia in 2014.
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On May 19, 2016, the United States House of Representatives voted 233-189 to approve the Veterans Equal Access Amendment, which would allow VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to patients in states where it is legal.
On May 3, 2016, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., will be in San Francisco to host an event on the the state of cannabis reform in California and across the country.
In what is likely to be a recurring theme for the next few years as federal law catches up with state reality, the United States Postal Service has become the next federal agency to enter the legalization fray with a misstep likely to help clarify rules for the new industry.
On Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer requested an end to marijuana prohibition during the morning hour portion that preceded the House’s regularly scheduled legislative session.
The marijuana industry faces obstacles that other legal businesses do not have to overcome, including federal taxes. Bruce Nassau, a dispensary owner in Colorado, suffered the consequences of not being able to receive tax deductions.
An amendment to a 2016 spending bill that would have allowed doctors at the Department of Veterans Affairs to discuss medical marijuana with veterans has been defeated in the U.S. House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 17, 2015 /Weed Wire/ – U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) have introduced the Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2015 in both the House and the Senate.
On April 9, 2015, Rep. Earl Blumenauer and Sen. Ron Wyden announced that they will introduce the Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2015 in Congress next week. The purpose of the bill is to amend Section 280E of the Internal Revenue Code.
Two U.S. congressmen have introduced bills which would drastically alter federal marijuana laws.
Two congressmen filed separate House bills on Friday that together would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana at the federal level, effectively ending the U.S. government’s decadeslong prohibition of the plant.
Introduced by pro-cannabis Congressman Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., The Veterans Equal Access Act (HR 667) will make it easier for veterans to gain access to medical marijuana.
The S&P 500 jumped higher at the open on news from central banks in China and Europe regarding additional stimulus actions. Unfortunately, the market lost most of its ground as stocks faded into the close.
Marijuana will be available to all consenting adults over 21 in the Beaver State next year. As the results show, thanks to voters who passed Measure 91, Oregon became the third state after Colorado and Washington state to legalize marijuana … .