Category: Politics

Biden Administration Anticipates FDA Approval of Psilocybin and MDMA within Two Years

A letter from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to Representative Madeleine Dean from Pennsylvania was obtained by The Intercept which clearly states an expectation and likely support for...

DEA Stops Plans to Ban New Psychedelic Compounds

Oh how far we’ve come. 5 new tryptamines have begun circulating in the US, and with that circulation comes interest from the DEA. After an initial report by the Department of Health and Human...

Federal Lawmakers Fast-Tracking Legislation That Seeks to Further Facilitate Cannabis Research

Members of Congress are fast-tracking legislation, “The Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act,” which seeks to facilitate cannabis-specific scientific research and potential drug development. The House bill, which is scheduled for floor...

Poll Shows How Many Americans Want Weed to be a Federal Issue

Now that the cannabis bill has been filed in the Senate, we’re in the phase of getting everyone’s opinion on the bill, and marijuana in general. A new poll from YouGov America gives...

Cory Booker and Rand Paul’s New Bill Aims to Clarify “Right to Try” Law

Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Rand Paul (R-KY) released their concept for a new bill which would allow seriously ill patients across the US to use schedule I drugs including marijuana, psychedelics,...

Senate Leadership Introduces Legislation to End Federal Marijuana Prohibition

Washington, DC: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), today introduced the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA). The legislation repeals the...

District of Columbia: Mayor Signs Legislation Prohibiting Most Employers from Discriminating Against Cannabis Consumers

Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has signed legislation, the Cannabis Employment Protections Amendment Act of 2022, protecting those who use cannabis from facing discrimination in the workplace. Prior to the law’s enactment, it must...

Germany, Luxembourg, Malta, and Netherlands Meet To Discuss Marijuana Reform

In a historic recent meeting, Germany, Luxembourg, Malta, and the Netherlands met to discuss the future of cannabis legalization in their respective regions of Europe. This comes at a time of sweeping...