Respect States Marijuana Laws Act of 2017 Introduced by CA Congressman

Cannabis advocate, Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), introduced the Respect States Marijuana Laws Act of 2017 this week. The bill is aimed at protecting individuals in the cannabis industry against threats of federal prosecution. The bill, HR975 was introduced by the longtime Congressional ally to the cannabis industry, and Trump supporter Rep. Rohrabacher. A coalition…

How Congress is getting serious about cannabis amid White House uncertainty

There’s optimism brewing on Capitol Hill that Congress could maintain or even accelerate marijuana legalization’s momentum in the face of rising concerns that the industry could be snuffed out federally. Members of a newly formed bipartisan “Cannabis Caucus” are preparing to introduce a slew of proposed legislation — including resurrecting bills from sessions’ past —…