Cannabis Wire

PART I: Cannabis Courts the Grand Old Party

The cannabis debate in Congress is being reshaped along GOP-friendly lines.

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Global

United Nations Unanimously Agrees to Indefinitely Postpone Cannabis Vote  

Member States need “more time to consider the recommendations" of the World Health Organization that acknowledge the therapeutic potential of cannabis.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Senators Question Governor Gina Raimondo’s Cannabis Plan

Still, Raimondo has forced a legalization debate. “Usually they just have a hearing and never vote on it,” said Jared Moffat of the Marijuana Policy Project.

New Jersey

New Jersey Cannabis Legalization Bill Limps Toward Final Vote

Committees on Monday advanced the bill, but the hearings showed that state Democrats are deeply divided over legalization.