The US House of Representatives is expected to vote on the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act on Friday, after the House Rules Committee advanced the legislation on Wednesday.
The Act, H.R. 3884, would remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act, where it is currently under the most restrictive schedule. It would allow for the expungement of some convictions related to past federal cannabis offenses.
Cannabis Wire has previously reported on lobbying disclosures that include cannabis legislation and policy. As the House prepares for this historic vote, we dug in to see who has recently lobbied on the bill.
Here are some of the noteworthy entities that registered to lobby on the MORE Act this year:
Major cannabis operators also lobbied on the MORE Act:
• Parallel (formerly Surterra)
• Constellation Brands (the alcohol giant is a stakeholder in Canopy Growth)