Tag: Congress

A Recap of the Congressional Bill to Decriminalize Pot

A pivotal bill on cannabis decriminalization was passed in a Congressional committee, which could remove it from the Controlled Substances list and expunge related criminal records. A press release explains that the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act, better known as The MORE Act (HR 3884), would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and […]

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Congressman Brings Personal CBD Products to Educate on Hemp

A Republican congressman showcased two CBD products he personally uses at a congressional hearing last week, to demonstrate the differences between hemp and marijuana, in order to inform lawmakers about the “vaping epidemic”. During a House Oversight Committee meeting on the recent spike in vaping-related injuries, Rep. James Comer (R-KY) said he wanted to spend […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Chill with Presidents Smoking

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is totes down with a sitting president smoking cannabis. The rising star of the Democratic Party asserts that cannabis shouldn’t be held to a different standard than legal substances like alcohol. TMZ approached the congresswoman in the Capitol for a video published on Wednesday, asking whether she felt encouraged by the […]

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Prohibitionist Pete Sessions is Unseated from Congress

Colin Allred, a former NFL player making his first run was elected into office. Prohibitionist Pete Sessions is Unseated from Congress and was defeated Tuesday to win Dallas County’s 32nd Congressional District. Sessions has been a vocal supporter of keeping cannabis illegal, and an ardent fear-monger regarding the medicinal plant. Allred’s upset win in a Republican-leaning […]

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