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  • American Cannabis Report Editorial Staff

Cannabis Legalization Creating Strange Bedfellows

No one was surprised when Oregon Senators Ron Wyden (D) and Earl Blumenauer (D) paired up to write the "Path to Marijuana Reform", a bipartisan package of three related bills that address issues such as taxation, banking, civil forfeiture, descheduling, decriminalization, research, individual protections and regulation.

And no one was (too) surprised when the US Attorney General announced a counter attack on cannabis. Nor when he recently redoubled his attack.

But eyebrows are certainly raising lately around pairings in the cannabis legalization dance.

In the latest installation of political "Now what?", allow the American Cannabis Report to present:

Stone announced on Friday at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo in New York the formation of the bipartisan United States Cannabis Coalition, an advocacy group with the express purpose of protecting state's rights to legalize and regulate [cannabis]."

(and Cory Booker & Lisa Murkowski)

(and Mike Lee & Kirsten Gillibrand)...

"...are supporting a bill that would protect states that allow medical marijuana from any federal interference. This legislation would also remove current obstacles to medical marijuana research."

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