Kentucky Governor Wants To Let Farmers Sell Marijuana To Other States

The governor of Kentucky says medical marijuana is “the future,” and part of that future should involve letting farmers grow cannabis to sell to other states. Gov. Andy Beshear (D) talked about how legalizing medical marijuana is a priority for him in the coming legislative session during an interview with 44 News that aired on […]

Who Support Marijuana Legalization? Republicans, Comedians, Texans Join Lobby

What do Texans, a Republican congresswoman from South Carolina and comedian Sarah Silverman have in common? They’re all spearheading new efforts to legalize marijuana — and their push is reshaping the otherwise lackluster political prospects for U.S. cannabis companies. The office of Representative Nancy Mace of South Carolina, who is leading a draft legislation for a Republican cannabis bill, has so far declined to comment […]

Two Dozen Governors Call On Congress To Pass Marijuana Banking Reform Through Defense Bill

A bipartisan coalition of two dozen governors is urging congressional leaders to finally enact marijuana banking reform through large-scale defense legislation. In a letter sent to top lawmakers in the House and Senate on Tuesday, the state officials said the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act should be attached to the must-pass National Defense […]

High-THC Pot Gummies Are Getting a Boost From Mitch McConnell

Months after U.S. states scrambled to close a loophole that allowed psychoactive cannabis to be sold in gas stations across the U.S., even where marijuana is illegal, a second loophole is being exploited. Here it is in a nutshell, according to Jim Higdon, the founder of Cornbread Hemp: The 2018 U.S. farm bill that legalized hemp, introduced by Senator Mitch McConnell, […]

Republican-Led Bill To Legalize And Tax Marijuana Emerges As Alternative To Democratic Measures

A new Republican-led congressional marijuana legalization bill is imminent, Marijuana Moment has learned. The measure is being framed by advocates as a compromise between simple descheduling as proposed by other GOP lawmakers and wide-ranging comprehensive legislation that Democratic leaders are championing. Marijuana Moment obtained text of the draft legislation, which is being led by Rep. […]