Congress

PTSD, Veterans and Suicide: Action Is Needed and Cannabis Helps

Though PTSD is a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in 30 state, federal law denies it to veterans who rely on the Veterans Administration for treatment.

The One Thing the Typical Politician Does Far Better Than the Typical Entrepreneur

A little known secret outside the D.C. Beltway is that Congress is primarily run by 25-to-35-year-old congressional staffers.

Cannabis Banking Bill Wins Approval in Crucial House Committee

The fate of the SAFE Banking Act is far from certain but there is progress to celebrate.

New Poll Finds Highest Support Ever for Weed Legalization

A majority of Republican voters favor legal marijuana. Sadly, a majority of Republicans in Congress remain opposed.

Net Neutrality: Will Congress Save Internet Freedom?

The Save the Internet Act could help win the net neutrality battle, even if it doesn't pass.

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Federal Regulators Are Blocking the Cannabis Boom but Congress Keeps Them In the Way

The Federal Reserve and FDA want Congress to clarify how to regulate a product that, strictly speaking, is prohibited.

Congress Is Seriously Considering Regulating Weed Like Alcohol

The aptly number HR 420 would be just a step short of federal legalization.

Will President Trump Really Support States' Rights On Marijuana?

He appointed an anti-marijuana zealot to be Attorney General but political realities seem to be part of his calculations.
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The International Entrepreneur Rule Wasn't Perfect, but the Trump Administration Killing It Sends the Wrong Message, Experts Say

The program was enacted to allow more entrepreneurs to immigrate to the U.S. to launch their businesses.
Facebook

The Biggest Revelations and Strangest Moments From Mark Zuckerberg's Congressional Testimony

Here's what you need to know after the Facebook co-founder and CEO's visit to Washington.
Facebook

Here's What Mark Zuckerberg's Testimony Could Mean for the Future of Facebook (and How to Watch It Live)

Six concrete takeaways from the Facebook CEO's testimony before Congress.
Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg Has Been Doing Extensive Prep for His Congressional Hearing. Here's What to Expect.

How the Facebook co-founder and CEO likely prepared, what he'll say and what it could mean for future regulations.

The Debate Over Legal Marijuana Is Also a Debate About States' Rights

Some scholars argue Congress has no constitutional authority to tell states what to do about marijuana.
Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality Ends in April, Unless Congress Acts

Opponents of the FCC's order are planning to fight back in court. Democrats are also trying to reverse the repeal in Congress.