Legislation

FDA Finally Sends Overdue CBD Enforcement Update To Congress

Article originally posted on MarijuanaMoment.net The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an update to Congress this week on the status of rulemaking for CBD. While the process remains ongoing, the agency announced that it is actively exploring pathways to allow for the marketing of cannabidiol as a dietary supplement and is developing enforcement discretion…

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Scottsdale Research Institute Case

This article was originally posted on MarijuanaMoment.com A federal court is ordering the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to respond to a lawsuit concerning the status of applications for research-grade marijuana manufacturers. Researchers filed a suit against the agency last month, arguing that the quality of cannabis supplied from the nation’s only federally authorized cultivation facility is…

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Support to Resolve State and Federal Cannabis Laws

Bipartisan support in Congress dealing with the conflicts between state cannabis laws and federal prohibition in the Controlled Substances Act is getting stronger. On July 10, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security held a hearing called “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform.” Lawmakers and witnesses from…

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Presidential Candidate Files Marijuana Legalization Bills

This article was originally posted on Forbes.com The chairman of a key congressional committee responsible for crime policy is teaming up with a senator running for president to file legislation on Tuesday that would federally legalize marijuana and seek to repair some of the harms of a war on drugs that has been waged primarily against people of color. The move…

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