DENVER, March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A coalition of companies related to the legal cannabis industry have announced the formation of the New Federalism Fund (NFF), an effort dedicated to working with Congress and the administration to protect current state-based regulatory systems for the legal cannabis industry.
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Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett said he is the only active prosecutor from Colorado in the group of prosecutors from across the country who will help advise the Donald Trump administration on marijuana policies.
In New Mexico, the Department of Health is taking longer than legally allowed to approve applications for medical marijuana cards. While the law requires the state’s work on applications to be completed within 30 days, the Department of Health currently is taking more than 60 days, according to the Drug Policy Alliance.
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the Veterans Equal Access Amendment (VEAA) to the FY2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilConVA) Appropriations bill, which sets the budget for the Veterans Administration (VA).
An unnamed member of the Obama administration is set to meet with members of the marijuana advocacy group DCMJ to discuss marijuana reform.
On Jan. 5, 2016, the Council of the District of Columbia voted 7-6 to keep the ban on private marijuana clubs; however, it went to a second vote.
On Dec. 27, 2015, Jesus Zambrano, President of Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies, a house in the country’s Congress, issued a press release announcing that the Congress of Mexico will have a hearing on the issue of recreational marijuana legalization.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Congress passed a must-pass spending bill this morning that contained various drug policy reforms; including language that stops the Obama Administration’s Department of Justice from spending money to block the implementation of state medical marijuana laws.
The Obama administration has urged the Supreme Court not to take up a lawsuit filed against the state of Colorado over marijuana legalization.
Former Gov. Pat Quinn left behind a list of businesses poised to land the coveted licenses to grow and sell medical marijuana when his term ended this month.