Congresswoman Dina Titus voted for the marijuana legalization measure on Nevada’s ballot a year ago. Since then, she has been fighting on Capitol Hill to get the federal government to respect the decision she and a majority of her constituents made to end prohibition.
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WASHINGTON, May 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical cannabis education leader United Patients Group will spearhead a comprehensive bipartisan seminar on the science of cannabis on Capitol Hill.
In an effort to educate lawmakers on Capitol Hill, Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., co-sponsor of a bill to end federal prohibition of marijuana, recently announced that he will be hosting The Marijuana Big Thinker Talks on May 3, 2017, at the Rayburn House Office Building Foyer in Washington, D.C.
On Nov. 30, 2015, the National Cannabis Industry Association, a national trade group for cannabis-related businesses, announced its 2016 Lobby Days, taking place May 12-13, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
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.
Only one I-502 marijuana retailer has been able to open to serve the 650,000 or so residents of Seattle – and the closest licensed shop to Capitol Hill is still nowhere close to opening. But there are still a few potrepreneurs in our midst and, possibly, a few pot jobs to be had.
One clear obstacle stands in the way when it comes to business and investment opportunities within the legal marijuana trade: federal law. But will the tax revenue generated within the state of Colorado sway the views of congress?