Tag: Blumenauer

Senators Approve Medical Cannabis for Veterans

Only one day after the House Rules Committee, led by prohibitionist Representative Pete Sessions (R-TX), blocked multiple amendments related to cannabis from receiving consideration by the full House, a U.S. Senate panel voted in June to allow doctors with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue medical marijuana recommendations to military veterans. Senate Appropriations Committee approved […]

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Marijuana Is Mainstream Says Representative Earl Blumenauer

On a call with reporters last week, United States Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR3) stated that “marijuana has gone mainstream” and that “in five years, everyone will have access to medical marijuana.” Given the current unclear state of federal cannabis enforcement, that may seem overly optimistic to some. But given the uncommon political alliances formed around […]

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