The SAFER Banking Act is trying to address dual legality of cannabis laws between the federal government and the 38 states that have some form of legal cannabis.
Financial institutions have been locked out of the cannabis industry because of a surveillance regime that appears to have done little to stop real criminals.
A Law That Facilitates Cannabis Research Exemplifies the Modesty of the Reforms We Can Expect From Congress
Making it easier for scientists to study marijuana is a far cry from the liberalization that most Americans want.
Plus: giving migrants false addresses, regulating podcasts, and more...
Clearing the way for additional research into those drugs will help craft public policy regarding their use, and could open the door to additional medical uses.
Will the Medical Cannabis Research Act make it to the House floor?