Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/27/18


Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/27/18

by Carly Wolf, NORML Political AssociateApril 27, 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!
A lot of action was taken in Congress this week.  A bipartisan coalition of House lawmakers has introduced legislation, the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018, to facilitate federally-approved clinical trials involving cannabis. The act ends the University of Mississippi’s existing monopoly on the growth of cannabis for clinical research purposes, by requiring the licensing of additional manufacturers. And Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has publicly announced her intention of filing legislation to protect lawful medical marijuana users from housing discrimination. The forthcoming …

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