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U.S. House of Representatives Approves Cannabis Banking Reform in Larger COVID-19 Relief Package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 15, 2020 Washington, D.C. — On Friday evening, lawmakers in the United States House of Representatives passed additional coronavirus relief legislation to provide continued economic and government support to the country. The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act includes the…
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Law Enforcement Officials, Medical Professionals, Clergy, and Cannabis Advocates Call for the Cease of Cannabis Arrests and Release of Incarcerated Cannabis Offenders in Light of COVID-19

Washington, D.C. — The Marijuana Policy Project and other organizations are urging law enforcement officials to dramatically curtail arrests for non-violent crimes, including ceasing arrests for cannabis offenses. In addition to curtailing arrests, the organizations are calling for officials to release or grant clemency to those incarcerated for…
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NEVADA UPDATE: ALL DISPENSARIES ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Per the Declaration of Emergency issued today by Governor Steve Sisolak, ALL cannabis retail stores and medical dispensaries MUST be shut down to public consumers by MIDNIGHT tonight, March 20, 2020. All cannabis sales moving forward will only be facilitated through delivery services. CURBSIDE PICKUP WILL NOT BE PERMITTED. Cultivation…
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U.S. House Committee Approves Medical Cannabis Bills

Washington, D.C. — Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee approved bipartisan bills that would increase access to state-legal medical cannabis for military veterans and expand research into the potential medical benefits of cannabis for conditions commonly diagnosed in veterans. The committee approved the Veterans Equal Access Act in a…
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