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In Congress, a Changed House Finally Looks at Cannabis BankingDavid Hodes - Published on February 13, 2019Read more
The US House is finally taking up a key issue: banking and other financial services for the new industry.
Does the Farm Bill Legalize CBD, Too? Not ExactlyDavid Hodes - Published on December 13, 2018Read more
If hemp is legal, then help-derived CBD must be legal. Right?
How the American Legion Became a Medical Cannabis AdvocateDavid Hodes - Published on February 28, 2018Read more
The American Legion isn’t known for taking bold stands. But it’s come out as a leader on medical cannabis—because military veterans are demanding it.
Budget Deal Extends Medical Marijuana Protections, but Only TemporarilyDavid Hodes - Published on February 9, 2018Read more
After a brief government shutdown—and another moment of angst for the cannabis industry—a key protection for state-legal cannabis will live another day.
Senate Revives Gov’t, and Medical Marijuana Protections, Until Feb. 8David Hodes - Published on January 22, 2018Read more
Senate leaders Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell struck a deal that will keep the government open, and MMJ protected, for 17 days.
What the Federal Shutdown Means for Medical MarijuanaDavid Hodes - Published on January 19, 2018Read more
When the Senate vote failed, the budget expired and the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer medical marijuana protections vanished. So what’s next?
Now Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Comment Is Affecting Medical MarijuanaDavid Hodes - Published on January 16, 2018Read more
The president’s outburst blew up immigration talks that were key to the budget, which is where MMJ protections live.