Category Archives: Senator

Watch: Utah senator tries marijuana edibles for the first time

(via Jim Dabakis on Facebook) As the state of Utah considers a measure to legalize medical cannabis weeks before election day, one lawmaker is living up to the old adage, “don’t knock it ’til you try it.” The Democratic state senator Jim Dabakis recently took a trip to the legal marijuana state of Nevada to […]

Q&A: Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley pushes for safe banking in the legal marijuana industry

(photo courtesy Sen. Jeff Merkley on Facebook) Jeff Merkley is no stranger to cannabis law reform in the America. The Oregon lawmaker came out as the first U.S. senator to vote for a legal marijuana bill when his state voted to pass Measure 91 in 2014. He has since worked on further marijuana law reforms […]