State of the Leaf: House Republican Wants to Deschedule Cannabis

A bipartisan bill has been introduced by freshman House Rep. Tom Garrett (R-Va.), that would remove marijuana completely from the Controlled Substances Act, effectively decriminalizing cannabis under federal law. Garrett, who replaced cannabis prohibitionist US Rep. Robert Hurt in Virginia’s fifth congressional district, campaigned on a promise to make cannabis reform a priority. Continue reading “State of the Leaf: House Republican Wants to Deschedule Cannabis”

Medical Marijuana Will Not Be Covered by North Dakota Heath Insurers

North Dakota voters overwhelmingly approved the legalization of medical marijuana, and lawmakers are grappling with launching the program. But patients are about to learn that legalization does not mean insurance will cover the cost. Continue reading “Medical Marijuana Will Not Be Covered by North Dakota Heath Insurers”

Marijuana legalization steams ahead in America