Marijuana Bill Scheduled For Congressional Vote This Week

The U.S. House panel that oversees federal drug enforcement is scheduled to vote this week on a bill to dramatically expand opportunities for research on the medical benefits of marijuana.

The House Judiciary Committee is expected to approve legislation to license more growers of cannabis to be used in scientific research.

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Americans support bill to shield legal cannabis states, legalizing marijuana

Nearly three-quarters of American voters surveyed by Qunnipiac University say they would support legislation that shields states that have legalized medical or recreational from federal prosecution.

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Legal marijuana’s arrival in downtown Spokane prompts desire to re-evaluate laws

Lucky Leaf opened on First Avenue last month, and a proposed store at the corner of Lincoln and Second Avenue seems primed for downtown Spokane’s second legal pot shop. The businesses say they hope to revitalize the western part of Spokane’s downtown, but neighbors worry about the consequences.

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