Rand Paul And Cory Booker Team Up To Protect State Medical Marijuana Programs

A similar amendment passed the U.S. House a few weeks ago with overwhelming bipartisan support.

by Grover Norquist and Ethan Nadelmann DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: As soon as next week, the U.S. Senate will have an opportunity to vote on a bipartisan amendment being offered by Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ that would prohibit the federal government from spending taxpayer money to interfere with state medical marijuana laws. We urge 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.

Conservatives Fight Marijuana Taxation Despite “Giggle Factor”

Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist attends a press conference discussing the taxation of marijuana businesses outside the U.S. Capitol September 12, 2013 in Washington, DC.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: In front of the U.S. Capitol Thursday, two congressmen discussed H.R. 2240, the Small Business Tax Equity Act, a little known bill introduced in June by Oregon Democrat Earl Blumenauer to allow deductions and credits relating to expenditures for marijuana sales conducted in compliance with state law.