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U.S. House Committee Approves Bill Directing the DEA to Streamline Cannabis Research Approval Process

The United States House Appropriations Committee has voted to approve legislation that would direct the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to determine a plan for accelerating the approval process for those wanting to study cannabis. Specifically, the provision – which is attached to a federal spending bill – mandates the agency to “review all relevant DEA …

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U.S. House Committee Votes to Block D.C. Decriminilization

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.com The GOP-dominated House Appropriations Committee stuck a thumb in the eye of democratic governance in the nations capital this morning. The committee voted to prevent the District of Columbia from implementing marijuana decriminalization approved by the District government. The move came in the form of an amendment to the District appropriations …

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