Refresh Checked Unchecked Menu Search Shopping bag Geolocation Person Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
Showing 60 articles for
Congress

Congressional Committee Discusses How to Legalize Cannabis

While lawmakers seemed to agree on the need to end cannabis prohibition, Wednesday’s hearing highlighted tensions between competing visions of what reform should look like.

US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference

The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized cannabis for adult use.

Attorney General Says He Prefers STATES Act Over Prohibition

In a Congressional hearing, AG William Barr said a STATES Act solution would be better than the current federal-state conflict over cannabis regulation.

There’s a Mess of Legalization Bills in Congress. Here’s What Really Matters

The influx is a good sign for cannabis reform’s prospects in Congress, but it can also be confusing: Why can’t lawmakers work together on a single bill to address everything?

Legalization Hits a Tipping Point in Congress This Year

Voters should rally behind the STATES Act to end prohibition in 2019, says Neal Levine, longtime activist and head of the Cannabis Trade Federation in a chat with Leafly.

McConnell: Farm Bill Would Legalize Hemp in US

The Senate majority leader gave his "guarantee" that the congressional farm bill will include a provision to legalize hemp.

Blumenauer: Congress Will Be ‘Better Than Ever’ on Cannabis

The top cannabis ally in Congress sounds downright giddy about what the midterm election results could mean for cannabis reform at the federal level.

Election 2018: Cannabis Legalization Coverage and Results

The Leafly News team is watching all the cannabis issues, and reporting up-to-the-minute results.

Congress Will Pass Legalization Bills Next Year, Lawmakers Say

Congress members Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and David Joyce (R-OH) agree on one thing: Cannabis will move next year.

Why June 2018 Will Go Down as the Month Prohibition Crumbled

Canada, Oklahoma, and the FDA: Here's how each delivered a mortal blow to cannabis prohibition this month.

Sen. Cory Gardner: How a Prohibitionist Became Legalization’s Defender

The primary Republican co-sponsor of the STATES Act cut a deal with Trump that could end federal cannabis prohibition. But...why?

FAQ: What the STATES Act Would Do, and Why It’s a Game-Changer

This historic bill could end federal prohibition. Here's everything you need to know.

With Trump’s Support, STATES Act Could End Nationwide Cannabis Prohibition

Sen. Cory Gardner & Sen. Elizabeth Warren outline a legalization bill that President Trump agreed to back in a deal earlier this year.

Legalization Advocate Rep. Tom Garrett Drops Re-election Bid, Citing Alcoholism

The Virginia Republican, a rising member of the Freedom Caucus, faced a tough fight in November from a '60 Minutes' reporter.

Rohrabacher–Blumenauer Renewal OK’d by Congressional Committee

A powerful Congressional committee has voted to extend federal protections for medical marijuana patients and providers in legal-cannabis states.

1 2 3 4