Pro-Pot Lawmakers Launch a Congressional Cannabis Caucus

UNITED STATES – NOVEMBER 13: Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., left, and Dana Rohrabacher, D-Calif., conduct a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on Congress’s role in local and state marijuana laws, November 13, 2014. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Four members of the U.S. congress are banding together to protect the growing marijuana industry.

A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers launched the Congressional Cannabis Caucus in a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday afternoon. Republican congressmen Dana Rohrabacher (California) and Don Young (Alaska) joined Democrats Earl Blumenauer (Oregon) and Jared Polis (Colorado) to launch the new group. They are dedicated to developing policy reforms that can bridge the gap that currently exists between federal laws banning marijuana and the laws in an ever-growing number of states that have legalized it for medical or recreational purposes. To continue reading http://fortune.com/2017/02/16/congress-cannabis-caucus/