People on the Isle of Man with private prescriptions for medicinal cannabis could soon be able to access the products through a local pharmacy.
Three years ago, Ricardo Capuano, 32, didn’t know how much a gram of marijuana cost. Now, after years of lockdown and an extended period of overwhelming anxiety, he has become something of a weed connoisseur.
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to stop listing cannabis as a controlled substance.
Voters in Oregon, where cannabis is already legal, also approved a measure addressing street drugs and another that sought to legalize psychedelic mushrooms’ therapeutic use.
The contents of this three page letter could have dramatic consequences for the legal status of cannabis in the eyes of international law.
The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act passed out of committee by a vote of 24 to 10. Two Republican representatives, Matt Gaetz of Florida and Tom McClintock of California, joined the 22 democrats who voted for the bill.
The legislation, sponsored by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), would remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and set aside funding to begin repairing the damage of the war on drugs, which has been disproportionately waged against communities of color.
The Wall Township Committee is scheduled to vote at the township municipal building in the coming days.