Category Archives: House of Representatives

House Judiciary Committee Approves Historic MORE Act

A cannabis legalization bill just got farther in the legislation process than any other such bill since prohibition. The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act a.k.a. the MORE Act has passed the House judiciary committee by a vote of 24 to 10. If it is not claimed by another committee for review, HR 3884 will […]

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 […]