Legalizing Pot Requires GOP Support

Legalizing Pot Requires GOP Support

This post was originally published on this site  When legislators who oppose federal marijuana prohibition vote against your legalization bill, you probably are doing something wrong. That is what happened in April, when the House of Representatives approved the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act. The 220 ayes included 217 Democrats but only three...

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Democrats face tough climb on winning Senate approval of legal marijuana

Democrats face tough climb on winning Senate approval of legal marijuana

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is facing significant obstacles in his legislative push to legalize marijuana, with resistance from Republicans and members of his own party threatening chances of passage in the upper chamber. Schumer has said that his aim is to...

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