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Senator Ron Wyden Becomes First Co-Sponsor for the Marijuana Justice Act

Senator Ron Wyden Becomes First Co-Sponsor of Marijuana Justice Act

Senator Ron Wyden Becomes First Co-Sponsor of Marijuana Justice Act

On Dec. 18, 2017, United States Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced that he would be the first co-sponsor of S.1689, better known as the Marijuana Justice Act, a bill that would take marijuana off of the federal list of controlled substances.

Quarles Rejects Federal Overreach Into Kentucky Hemp Program

Quarles Rejects Federal Overreach Into Kentucky Hemp Program

FRANKFORT, Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles called on Congress to remove industrial hemp from the list of controlled substances under federal law and challenged the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) position on consumable hemp-derived products in remarks delivered today at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) Industrial Hemp Advisory Board meeting.

Recreational Cannabis — Section 280E and Tax Efficient Structuring

Recreational Cannabis — Section 280E and Tax Efficient Structuring

Recreational cannabis businesses operate in a world of conflicting state and federal laws. Several states have legalized recreational cannabis, yet, under federal law, cannabis remains an illegal Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).


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