This week, congressional reporter Jarrell Dillard takes a look at Washington’s latest cannabis battles. For now lawmakers remain deadlocked. Here’s what’s at stake.
Hurry up and wait
Federal lawmakers have a lot on their plate when it comes to cannabis — from financial rules to marijuana’s rising potency. In the near term, the industry isn’t expecting much.
But that doesn’t mean legislators have forgotten about marijuana, with discussions on a number of initiatives and topics percolating in the halls of Congress. As progress drags on, there’s a lot on the line for a fast-growing industry that’s still outlawed on the federal level and is barred ...