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MORE Act Passes US House Again

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act on Friday to further cannabis social justice and end the War on Drugs. The MORE Act bill H.R. 3617 would remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Thus it would allow state cannabis markets to operate freedom from federal interference. Removing it from the […]

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MORE ACT Repealing Cannabis Prohibition Passes the House Judiciary Committee Again

The United States Congress House Judiciary Committee has once more passed the MORE Act, which would end federal cannabis prohibition. The committee passed HR 3617: The Marijuana, Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2021. The bill repeals the federal prohibition of cannabis by removing it from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). This would provide […]

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NJ AG Tells Prosecutors to Hold Off on Cannabis Charges for Now

NJ Attorney General Gurbir Grewal sent a letter to halt prosecutions of cannabis charges in light of legalization on New Year’s Day. Grewal wrote that New Jersey municipal, county and state prosecutors are instructed to pause addressing cannabis charges. Until at least January 25, 2021. “Fairness and justice require that we, as prosecutors, not move […]

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Elon Musk Tweets About Essential Cannabis and Criminal Justice Reform

Entrepreneur and tech whiz Elon Musk tweeted in favor of “essential” cannabis and the need for criminal justice reform on Saturday. He noted that while the cannabis industry has largely been deemed “essential” during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many prisoners for cannabis crimes remain locked up in jail.  The issue of the Multi-State Operators (MSO) […]

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