The federal spending bill passed last week is full of buried provisions, allocations and defunding in its more than 1,600 pages. One of the quieter add-ins was a measure that essentially ends the federal ban on medical marijuana.
That's the big take-home from the 2014 Monitoring the Future study by the University of Michigan and the National Institutes on Drug Abuse, which was released Tuesday morning.
DC leaders and supportive Democrats in Congress have said the major $1.1 trillion spending bill finally approved by Congress on Saturday contains a loophole
CANNABIS CULTURE - Earlier this year we noted here that the Republican-controlled House of Representatives had enacted two pro-medical marijuana amendments.
POT TV - Is marijuana legalization to be, or not to be, in Washington, D.C.?
POT TV - Join Cannabis Culture Associate Editor Marius Stoner for his weekly cannabis news wrap-up. This week: US Congress won't go after medical marijuana but Republicans insert a rider that may ban DC legalization.
The omnibus spending bill that Congress is expected to approve this week includes a rider aimed at blocking marijuana legalization in Washington, D.C.
POT TV - Cannabis commentator 'Radical' Russ Belville is on the air – and now on Pot TV – with The Russ Belville Show. In this episode: Republicans slip in a rider to a spending bill to invalidate DC legalization.
In states where marijuana is now legal, many people still have small-scale possession convictions on their records. Advocates for "expungement" face uphill battles, from Washington state to Washington, DC
CANNABIS CULTURE - Despite the language Republicans managed to include in the "cromnibus" federal spending bill interfering with the District of Columbia's right to set its own marijuana policies, several leading Democrats say that the...