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Congress is on the cusp of regulating cannabis like alcohol

Congress is on the cusp of regulating cannabis like alcohol

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 11, 2019

Cannabis could soon be eradicated from Schedule I of the federal Controlled Substances Act, after bill H.R. 420 was put in front of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives. The "420 bill" would regulate the plant like alcohol – a stark contrast to cannabis's current Schedule I listing, w...

New cannabis bill would regulate the plant like alcohol

New cannabis bill would regulate the plant like alcohol

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 25, 2019

Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon has pledged to end federal cannabis prohibition in the 2019 legislative session. As one of the original founders of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, Blumenauer is s actively involved in the going-ons of the nascent industry, which could soon reach new real...

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