In 2015, almost two decades after California became the first state to legalize medical use of cannabis, Schumer backed the CARERS Act, which would eliminate federal penalties for conduct that complies with state medical marijuana laws.
The law would maintain federal authority to regulate marijuana advertising the same way it does alcohol and tobacco. It's time we allow states, once and for all, to have the power to decide what works best for them.
The complete interview will be televised Friday night at 7:30 on HBO's "Vice News Tonight". Justice Brandeis said let the states be laboratories, now we've had a few states, we've had a few laboratories, the experience's been a success.
Schumer is another high-profile advocate that has entered the foray into working towards the legalization of the plant, with the goal of normalizing marijuana use in America. The bill would not impact the government's ability to prevent trafficking between states where marijuana is legal and those where it is not. Both political parties in either state have essentially come to terms with the benefits that legalization has brought, with there being little to no debate on the topic anymore.
Guy Cecil, chairman of Priorities USA, a Democratic super PAC, said that decriminalizing marijuana is a clear motivator for younger voters. "I've seen too many people's lives ruined because they had small amounts of marijuana and served time in jail".
Currently, marijuana is still present on the list of scheduled substances on the federal level. According to CBS News, Session made "it clear that marijuana possession and distribution is against federal law" and directed US attorneys to prosecute it accordingly. Boehner, former Republican speaker of the House announced that his "thinking on cannabis has evolved" and he's joining the board of a cannabis corporation.
If the bill passes, it is good news for marijuana businesses across the country.
Report ranks Trumbull County's ozone as poor The rate, however, has marginally increased in six years between 2010 and 2016 - the year for which the latest data is available. While Los Angeles led the nation in ozone pollution , San Diego ranked worse than NY , which came in at 10th.
The top Senate Democrat says he now supports making pot legal under federal law.
However, survivors reached by The Associated Press said they were overwhelmed by the smell of chlorine on the night of April 7. He said he tried to enter the shelter but was overcome by a strong smell of chlorine and his comrades pulled him out.
Season 4 of Fear The Walking Dead is on pace to be the most compelling and most cohesive season of the show yet. Provided AMC keeps this plan of action we can project The Walking Dead season 9 to return on Sunday, Oct. 20 .
The devices will be sold exclusively through Best Buy and Amazon .com and via the retailer's chain of brick-and-mortar stores. They make the most money when they sell products that run software they've engineered to sell more products to the end user.
Kobach failed to take responsibility for violating court orders and failed to personally ensure compliance, Robinson said. Kobach defended his DPOC law claiming it restricted non-citizens from voting in the state of Kansas, curbing voter fraud.
The top-seeded Rockets had their hands full with the No. 8 Timberwolves on a night where Houston made just 10 of 37 3-pointers. Chris Paul added two free throws after that for Houston, but a tip-in by Karl-Anthony Towns got Minnesota back within 3.
A USA official said the embassy would be located at a provisional site in Jerusalem that now houses a US consular section. Dragnea can not be Prime Minister of Romania because he was sentenced for buying votes.
The Eagles will host the Falcons for their season opener on September 6, Philly.com reported, citing an unidentified source. It will be an afternoon game in London, making for a 9:30 a.m. kickoff in the Eastern time zone.
Castro also gave a vision for Diaz-Canel's future, saying he believed Diaz-Canel would serve two five-year terms as president. The 57-year-old president says the country's leadership can not forget "for a second" its commitment to the people of Cuba .
She was one of two first ladies who had a child who was elected president. "And she was, indeed, a most wonderful person". I already miss this FORCE of a woman- the "enforcer" because she was the glue that held our family together.
Don't underestimate the power of her message or the example she set by doing something that was so controversial at the time. In 2013, she attended the same-sex wedding in Kennebunkport, Maine, of her friends Bonnie Clement and Helen Thorgalsen.
CUBA: Assembly Appoints Miguel Diaz-Canel To The Presidency
The 605 deputies selected a new 31-member Council of State and its new president from among names proposed by a commission. In fact, the National Assembly has asked Cubans to comment on social media under #SomosContinuidad (We are continuity).