Federal Policy Continues to Ban VA Docs from Recommending Marijuana

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Federal Policy Continues to Ban VA Docs from Recommending Marijuana | NORML WASHINGTON, DC —  A policy guidance update issued by the US Department of Veterans Affairs encourages greater communication about cannabis between doctors and veterans, but continues to forbid physicians from explicitly … Read More

Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended (Again)

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Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended (Again) | Justin Strekal WASHINGTON, DC — Congressional leadership voted to enact a four-week continuing resolution that maintains present federal spending levels and priorities through January 19, 2018. The resolution extends medical cannabis patient protections imposed by … Read More

Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended

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Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended | Justin Strekal Congressional leadership voted to enact a two-week continuing resolution that maintains present federal spending levels and priorities through December 22, 2017. The resolution extends medical cannabis patient protections imposed by the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment until that … Read More

Cory Booker Introduces Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill Focused on Racial Justice

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Cory Booker Introduces Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill Focused on Racial Justice | Drug Policy Alliance WASHINGTON, DC — United States Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced legislation on Tuesday that, if passed, would end federal marijuana prohibition and centers communities most … Read More

White House Press Secretary Hints Federal Marijuana Crackdown May Be Forthcoming

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White House Press Secretary Hints Federal Marijuana Crackdown May Be Forthcoming | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday said that the Trump administration may engage in “greater” efforts to enforce federal anti-marijuana laws in … Read More

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