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SEATTLE (AP) — A bill introduced in Congress on Friday would fix the conflict between the federal government's marijuana prohibition and state laws that allow medical or recreational use. California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher said his bill,...
WASHINGTON -- The morning after the Boston Marathon bombings, Ben Cardin, the first speaker on the Senate floor after leaders opened the day's session, marked the national crisis with some heartfelt thoughts on … school libraries. "Across the...
In opposing HR 689, a bill by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) to federally reclassify marijuana as most other legal prescription drugs and remove oversight from the Drug Enforcement Administration and give it to the states, The Times states in its Feb. 28...
Political movements like the tea party may come and go, but the pot party seems to get stronger with every national election, putting the federal government in an increasingly untenable position. To date, more than one-third of the states and the...
Washington, DC - On Feb. 14, Representatives Kristi Noem (R-SD) and Tim Walz (D-MN), along with six additional cosponsors, introduced bipartisan legislation that would protect our nation's remaining native prairies and prime grasslands. The Protect...
Citing concerns about resources wasted on the enforcement of an inconsistent patchwork of marijuana regulation, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) plans to introduce a bill that would require the federal government to mirror individual states' pot...
L.A. NOWA U.S. magistrate judge on Thursday sided with federal prosecutors in dismissing a lawsuit by the city of Oakland that challenged as illegal federal attempts to shutter the nation’s largest medical marijuana dispensary. In filing the suit last...
WASHINGTON — House Speaker John A. Boehner abruptly called off a vote on his “Plan B” tax proposal late Thursday, a stunning political defeat after GOP leaders failed to round up support for his alternative to a broader budget deal...
Why are power plants worth more than the health of 140,000 Maryland children afflicted with asthma? What about pregnant women eating mercury-tainted fish from the Chesapeake Bay? How could their risk be scored so low compared to a utility plant's profit?...
Top of the TicketSarah Palin is treated like any other award-winning actor says the National Park service...
— Most people don't remember ObamaCare's notorious Section 1233, mandating government payments for end-of-life counseling. It aroused so much anxiety as a possible first slippery step on the road to state-mandated late-life rationing that the Senate...
Will Congress extend the wildly popular $8,000 home buyer tax credit beyond its Dec. 1 expiration date? That's a question generating huge pressure on Capitol Hill from would-be buyers who haven't found the right house as well as from realty agents,...
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