The House Oversight Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee announced a hearing on Tuesday titled “Developments in State Cannabis Laws and Bipartisan Cannabis Reforms at the Federal Level,” which will take place on November 15.

Hearing Purpose

“This hearing will be a bipartisan examination of the many benefits of decriminalization at the federal level, including criminal justice reform, which will largely benefit communities of color, as well as the justice system more broadly; access for veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs; and the ability for the legal cannabis industry to access financial services,” reads an official announcement.


Congressional lawmakers posted a notice providing details about the meeting, and announced witnesses for the hearing. 

Witnesses include members of marijuana reform and lobbying groups, as well as the Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, reported Marijuana Moment.

They include:

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