Category Archives: legislation

House Panel Approves Nancy Pelosi’s Legislation To Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Lowering pharmaceutical drug prices is a rare bipartisan goal in Washington, and a legislative proposal to do just that cleared the Ways and Means House committee on Tuesday. The proposed law would allow Medicare to negotiate directly with pharmaceutical companies over the price of 250 of the United States’ most costly drugs, and in turn […]

Texas Governor Finally Signs Bill Legalizing Hemp and CBD

Slowly but surely, the Lone Star State is beginning to back down on herbal prohibition. Finally, cannabis with THC levels below 0.3 percent are now legal in Texas. Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a new law this Monday legalizing hemp and hemp-derived products, a historic moment for a state long renowned for its opposition to […]

New Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in New York

Lawmakers in New York announced plans to introduce a new marijuana legalization bill in the state legislature, according to media reports. The new bill comes after an effort to include a cannabis legalization plan in the state budget failed to gain enough support earlier this year. Democratic Sen. Liz Krueger of Manhattan, an advocate for […]