Today, Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee requested a delay on the vote to advance Jeff Sessions to the full Senate for confirmation to become the next Attorney General.
The delay comes at the request of California Senator Diane Feinstein, who justified the delay for the American public to learn more about Senator Sessions’ background and cited Saturday’s Women’s March as justification.
While this in no way means that Sessions will not merely be advanced and approved next week, it does buy us time to make our voices heard in regards to his stance on marijuana policy. One more week of the federal government not arresting responsible consumers in states that have legalized recreational or medical marijuana. One more week for us to reach out to the Senate to apply more scrutiny to Sessions.
For weeks we have been calling upon NORML members to contact their Senators to oppose the Sessions if he would not clearly declare that he would not use federal resources to prosecute marijuana consumers.
To date Senator Sessions has made no such clarification.
Tens of thousands of people have participated by emailing their home state Senators – and we need to keep the pressure up.
Join us and thousands of other regular Americans who are voicing their anger about the continued prohibition of marijuana and engage in your democracy- email your Senators now.
The Israel government has announced that they will be spending millions to study various aspects of cannabis. The studies will be done in collaboration between the Ministry of Health’s medical cannabis unit and the Ministry of Agriculture’s chief scientist unit. According to the Ministries of both agencies, they will be providing ILS 8 million (roughly [...]
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Whether your a recreational marijuana novice or veteran, you probably have a small stash of necessities for enjoying a good smoke. Those veterans out there already know the key materials to keep handy to enjoy a relaxing marijuana smoking sessions. But if you’re wonder what the most basic needs for connoisseur’s collection are, here’s a list [...]
Legislation to alter the penalties associated with possessing and transferring certain amounts of marijuana has been filed in Washington State. The measure, House Bill 1065, received a public hearing last week in the House Committee on Commerce & Gaming; a majority of those speaking spoke in favor of the measure. Filed by Representative Steve Kirby [...]
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The marijuana industry has become one of most booming industries in the United States. Opportunities for profit in the cannabusiness have only just started to be realized since the 2014 legalization of recreational cannabis in Colorado and Washington. Canadian marijuana enthusiasts are trying to keep up. More and more states in the U.S. have started [...]
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This coming Wednesday, Januray 25, The Weed Blog will host an Oregon Cannabis Industry Mixer and Networking Event at the Lagunitas Community Room to benefit Echo Theater Company in Porltand! The event will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and will include a cash bar, finger foods, and messaging from many leading brands in the Oregon cannabis [...]
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With only two weeks in session, lawmakers in Georgia have submitted three different bills on marijuana policy reform. State House Representative Allen Peake has proposed two of these measures, and the third was filled by Senators Watson and Unterman. Each proposed bill tackles medical marijuana from a different perspective. Here is a breakdown of these [...]
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The HIA has filed a petition for a review of the DEA’s recent internal changes which gave a specific code to CBD and CBD-derived products. Back in December we wrote about a statement issued by the DEA that said that under “Final Rule—Establishment of a New Drug Code for Marihuana Extract” that a specific code [...]
The legalization of cannabis throughout North America has created many opportunities for companies and investors, but the increase in supply has made the industry less profitable over time. While the cannabis industry is expected to soar to more than $20 billion in just five years, driving significant potential revenue, prices have fallen anywhere from 25% [...]
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