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Mentor Capital Discusses Opioids Vs. Cannabis at Congressman Rohrabacher Reception

Dana Rohrabacher

CALIFORNIA: Mentor Capital  met with Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of Newport Beach at his reception by the Cannabis Host Committee in San Diego, March 6th, 2017. Mentor CEO Chet Billingsley, nicknamed “The Doc” by the Congressman, outlined in discussion how 20% of the opiate crises and 6,000 annual deaths could be avoided by the projected 20% Read the full article…

GOP Congressman: Republicans Should Embrace Marijuana Legalization

Under the District’s convoluted layer of federal oversight, the next Congress will have at least a month to decide whether to disapprove those measures.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The federal courthouse in right-leaning Orange County, Calif., is named after former president and Republican Party icon Ronald Reagan. Countless drug cases prosecuted in that building can be traced back to an expanded war on drugs under the 40th president, who once called marijuana “probably the most dangerous drug.” The Republican congressman Read the full article…

Texas Congressman Signs On To Federal Bill Protecting State Marijuana Rights

TEXAS: Less than a week after polling showed the majority of Texans would rather regulate and tax cannabis than keep it illegal, Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, a Republican from Friendswood, signed on as a cosponsor for a bill that would allow states to dictate their own marijuana legalization policies without the fear of federal intervention.

Texas Congressman Signs On To Federal Bill Protecting State Marijuana Rights

tockman signed the bill Saturday, becoming the 19th person to do so according to the Houston Chronicle.

TEXAS: Less than a week after polling showed the majority of Texans would rather regulate and tax cannabis than keep it illegal, Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, a Republican from Friendswood, signed on as a cosponsor for a bill that would allow states to dictate their own marijuana legalization policies without the fear of federal intervention.

Open Letter To Attorney General Jeff Sessions

The Marijuana Business Association will continue to deliver on our mission: to serve as the leading provider of reliable business intelligence, professional community, and credible opportunity for participants in legal cannabis.  We have enhanced the value of MJBA membership, while keeping our fees reasonable and our programs accessible. Business membership starts at just $250.

Editorial by David Rheins, Founder/Executive Director of the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and publisher of the MJ News Network.   Dear Attorney General Sessions: Speaking on behalf of the tens of thousands of legal cannabis businesses, and the more than 150,000 workers employed in the legal cannabis industry, we ask you to rethink your decision to Read the full article…

It’s A Carnival, But It’s Our Carnival: 2014 Seattle Hempfest

At the NORML booth with Keith Stroup, Kevin Oliver and David Rheins

By Keith Stroup I just returned a few days ago from the annual Seattle Hempfest, the 24th version of this extravaganza, and I thought I might share some of my reflections on this extraordinary and unique event. First and foremost, Hempfest is truly an enormous undertaking that requires several days of long hours to assemble the Read the full article…

House Republican, In A First, Backs Legalizing Marijuana

House members voted 242 to 186 in favor of the amendment, offered by Reps. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Sam Farr (D-CA), Reid Ribble (R-WI), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Thomas Massie (R-KY), Joe Heck (R-NV), Steve Cohen (D-TN), Don Young (R-CA), Jared Polis (D-CO), Tom McClintock (R-CA), and Dina Titus (D-NV) as an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2016 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill.

CALIFORNIA:  US Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R) of California says he backs legalizing recreational marijuana, the first Republican member of Congress to publicly support such a shift. The longtime libertarian congressman from affluent Orange County told the Monitor on Monday he would “probably” endorse a 2016 California referendum to permit marijuana use by the general public, should it qualify for Read the full article…

Congressmen Introduce Bills To Aid Legal Marijuana Businesses

In mid September Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), along with a rather unlikely partner, Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist, announced the drafting of the Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2013.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Most Congressman would likely deny having smoked marijuana.  But in the past five months the House of Representatives has seen the introduction of three bills that aim to change the federal tax and legal treatment of marijuana sellers and users.

Congressmen Introduce Bills To Aid Legal Marijuana Businesses

In mid September Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), along with a rather unlikely partner, Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist, announced the drafting of the Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2013.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Most Congressman would likely deny having smoked marijuana.  But in the past five months the House of Representatives has seen the introduction of three bills that aim to change the federal tax and legal treatment of marijuana sellers and users.