Cannabis News Box

Blumenauer says U.S. House will pass cannabis banking reform and consider rescheduling the plant

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jan/5/earl-blumenauer-oregon-democrat-not-attend-state/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 29, 2019

On Friday, April 19, a leading pro-cannabis lawmaker affirmed his confidence in the U.S. House of Representatives passing a cannabis banking reform law later this year. An Oregon-based Democrat and longtime legal weed advocate, U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer also predicted that a committee will consider r...

Congress is on the cusp of regulating cannabis like alcohol

https://www.gethigh.com/the-best-420-events-april-20-2015-42015/

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...

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