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Massachusetts Committee Passes Bill to Expand Raw Milk Market; Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition Scheme

By Mike Maharrey Last week, a Massachusetts committee approved a bill that would expand raw milk sales in the state. Final passage of this bill would take another important step toward rejecting a federal prohibition scheme in effect. Sen. Anne Gobi (D-Spencer) introduced Senate Bill…

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New Jersey Expands Medical Marijuana Program Despite Federal Prohibition

By Mike Maharrey TRENTON, N.J. (July 10, 2019) –  Last week, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill expanding the state’s medical marijuana program despite federal prohibition. A bipartisan coalition of 17 legislators sponsored Assembly Bill 20 (A20). Titled the Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis…

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Signed As Law: Texas Legalizes CBD, Expands Medical Program Despite Federal Prohibition

By Mike Maharrey AUSTIN, Texas (June 18, 2019) – Last week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed two bills into law that legalize hemp-derived CBD and expands access to low-cannabis THC in the state despite continued federal prohibition. A bipartisan coalition of 21 representatives and senators…

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