Chuck Schumer to introduce cannabis decriminalization bill
Senator Chuck Schumer has announced legislation that would remove marijuana from the list of scheduled substances, which would essentially legalize cannabis at the federal level. The bill would also provide funding to boost minority- and women-owned businesses. The legislation is expected to be released next week, so stay tuned.
Trump promises no federal crackdown on legal marijuana
Months ago, Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado pledged that he would block all Justice Department nominees until President Donald Trump promised not to mess with Colorado’s legal cannabis industry. Trump just made that promise. Learn more about this pledge here.
Lyft’s 4/20 deal
Lyft, a major ridesharing company, is offering a special April 20th discount to those residing in Denver, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle. Never toke and drive!
No marijuana at McDonald’s
There have been rumors that McDonald’s is planning to turn play areas into weed-smoking lounges in a handful of Colorado locations. The company says this is fake news.
The FDA wants your opinion on pot
The Food and Drug Administration is asking for citizens’ opinions on cannabis laws. Check out the details here.