Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden and New Jersey’s Cory Booker released a letter Thursday asking senators whose states have legalized marijuana and those who sit on committees with oversight of federal drug policy to share their thoughts as the three attempt to perfect the legislation.Keep Reading Schumer, Booker, Wyden ask Senate colleagues for help on cannabis reform
Profiles in Legalization spoke with policy heads from three national reform organizations recently. Is legalization on the horizon? They provided their thoughts on how things look for next year.Keep Reading Cannabis in ’22: Is federal legalization on the horizon?
In response to a call for input on the draft language for a bill that would make cannabis legal and regulated at the federal level, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) has submitted a detailed analysis and recommended improvements on behalf of the legal cannabis industry.Keep Reading National Cannabis Industry submits comments on CAO Act draft bill
On Sept. 1, the Marijuana Policy Project submitted comments to Sens. Schumer, Booker, and Wyden regarding the preliminary draft of a new bill that would end federal cannabis prohibition.Keep Reading Marijuana Policy Project provides feedback on federal cannabis draft bill
The most significant highlights include the removal of cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act and transfer of oversight from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).Keep Reading Senate Marijuana Legalization Bill Falls Short in Key Areas, Advocates Say
Karen O’Keefe, Director of State Policies for the Marijuana Policy Project, joined Montel Williams on Saturday, Jul 17, for his Let’s Be Blunt podcast to talk about cannabis legalization.Keep Reading Podcast: Montel talks to Karen O’Keefe about Federal Cannabis Reform
During Wednesday’s news conference, Schumer said marijuana opponents had predicted “doom and gloom” in states legalizing the drug, but said their forecasts of increased crime and other negative ramifications did not come to fruition.Keep Reading Chuck Schumer: Congress should legalize weed on the federal level