Rep. Barbara Lee

Lawmakers Push MORE Act Ahead of House Committee Vote Wednesday

The Act would deschedule and legalize cannabis with strong equity provisions, from expungement to opening up loan programs for small business owners.

Congress
Caribbean

Trinidad and Tobago: The House Votes to Decriminalize Cannabis

After a marathon debate, lawmakers in the Caribbean’s largest economy pushed forward a bill that is likely to spark further reform in the region. Next: the Senate, possibly before the end of the year.

Florida

Florida: A Key Committee Hears Cautionary Tales About Legal Cannabis

House lawmakers heard experts warn of public health and safety dangers from legalization, while Democrats complained about a lack of balance in the presentation.

Virginia

Virginia Attorney General Hosts Cannabis Summit in Anticipation of Reform in 2020

“It is clear to me that it is time for a new, smarter approach to cannabis in Virginia. And the question that we're here to answer today is: what does that look like?"