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Rep. Matt Gaetz Wants To End Cannabis Testing For US Military, Citing Recruitment Crisis

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) has proposed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would eliminate cannabis testing for individuals wanting to enlist as a member or commissioned officer in the US armed forces. Gaetz says eliminating cannabis testing could help the military meet its recruitment goals. “Our military is facing a recruitment and retainment […]

Alabama Pauses Medical Cannabis Licenses, Citing Problems With Application Process

Regulators in Alabama last week abruptly suspended the process of awarding business licenses for the state’s new medical cannabis program, citing the “discovery of potential inconsistencies” in the application process. During an emergency meeting on Friday, the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission voted to “stay all proceedings related to the current offering of medical cannabis business […]

Legal Defense For Hunter Biden Challenges Gun Possession Charges, Citing Recent Federal Cannabis Ruling

In a twist that intersects law, politics and personal choices, attorneys representing President Joe Biden’s son Hunter have raised a thought-provoking argument before the Justice Department. Citing a recent federal court ruling on gun rights for individuals who consume marijuana, they contend that any charges linked to allegations of false statements regarding drug use on a […]

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