The bill is based on a legalization measure previously pushed by former Reps. Barney Frank of Massachusetts and Ron Paul of Texas. Blumenauer and Polis are due to release a paper this week urging Congress to make a number of changes, including altering tax codes to let marijuana dispensaries deduct business expenses on federal taxes, and making it easier for marijuana-related businesses to get bank accounts.In other cannabis news: DEA Notifies Court of Marijuana Rescheduling Case; Craker’s Legal Team Responds.
Cannabis stocks are smoking.
Industrial Hemp and Medical Marijuana Industry Hits All-Time High in 2013.
Maryland lawmakers preparing cannabis legislation.
Even the chemical toilet is considering a minuscule humanitarian change in state law.
Kentucky's efforts here.
State Senator Dave Wanzenreid of Missoula wants to add post-traumatic stress to Montana's list of medical cannabis qualifiers.
A Washington state lawmaker wants cannabis reclassified.