Bipartisan “Path to Marijuana Reform” bills introduced to decriminalize, protect, regulate cannabis industry

Bipartisan “Path to Marijuana Reform” bills introduced to decriminalize, protect, regulate cannabis industry

Three marijuana-related bills address issues such as taxation, banking, civil forfeiture, de-scheduling, decriminalization, research, individual protections and regulation The Cannabist Staff MAR 30, 2017, 9:14 AM By Alicia Wallace U.S. lawmakers on Thursday introduced a package of marijuana reform bills aimed at protecting and preserving existing state-based programs while creating a framework for the federal regulation of cannabis. Read more  

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Allison presenting at Cannabis Lawyer CLE in SF on 3/30

The passage of Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) created an entirely new licensing and regulatory scheme that runs parallel to licensing and regulation of medical cannabis under the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA). To accurately advise clients in the business, or getting into it, it is important to understand the requirements and differences of…

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Virginia Republican introduces bill to end federal marijuana prohibition

By Christopher Ingraham March 2 A freshman Republican representative from Virginia introduced legislation this week that would end the federal prohibition on marijuana use and allow states to fully set their own course on marijuana policy.The bill seeks to remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act and resolve the existing conflict between federal and state laws over medical or recreational use of the…

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