Federal Government

Cannabis Industry Leaders Anticipate More Legalization and More Competition in 2019

Huge, risk adverse corporations with deep pockets are ready for when cannabis is legal.

DEA Moves Some CBD Medicines off Schedule 1

Though a limited expansion of cannabis access it is a significant time DEA has removed cannabis in any from Schedule 1.

Federal Legalization of Marijuana Not Likely Soon but Proponents Are Trying

A bill introduced to legalize marijuana federally has no real chance of passage but is certain to move the debate forward.

Policy Group Argues It's Time to End the Failed War on Drugs

On a typical night in America, 133,000 people are in jail just for drug possession at vast cost to themselves and taxpayers.

Science and FDA Say Cannabis Is Medicine but DEA Insists It Isn't

Much like with climate change, stubborn federal marijuana policy isn't supported by any data.

Senators Push Treasury Department to Loosen Marijuana Banking Restrictions

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders want regulators to stop penalizing legitimate vendors hired by marijuana businesses left in a legal gray area between state and federal law.