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October 7, 2019 In The News

Common sense should be common, but it’s damned elusive in Washington.

But sometimes — and only rarely — Capitol Hill has an opportunity to get something right, solve a major problem, and enhance liberty and justice for all.

October 7, 2019 In The News

The House passed a standalone marijuana reform bill for the first time ever on Wednesday, and the development has sparked widespread excitement among lawmakers and advocates.

October 2, 2019 Video

It's ludicrous that Congress would stand between people operating under state law and their ability to access the financial system I was proud to vote for the SAFE Banking Act today, which passed the House. Hopefully this will build common sense momentum for real cannabis reform

January 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) released the following statement in response to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ major announcement today regarding medical marijuana. During the press conference this afternoon, Gov. DeSantis announced his administration’s plans to address the issue of medical marijuana in the state by first pushing the Florida legislature to pass legislation to fix the current anti-marijuana laws in place, before ultimately stepping in and dropping the state’s appeal that seeks to overturn Florida’s ban on smoking medical marijuana.

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today introduced the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2019. The bipartisan legislation unlocks the potential to research the cures offered by medical cannabis, which could prove beneficial to veterans, the chronically ill, and the elderly. The legislation does not change the legal status of cannabis, and does not interfere with federal, state, or local cannabis laws.

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Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow payment under Medicare for certain services furnished to hospice patients by rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers (FQHCs).

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Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow physician assistants to provide hospice care under Medicare.

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Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow payment under Medicare for certain services furnished to hospice patients by rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers (FQHCs).

September 6, 2017 Page

Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow physician assistants to provide hospice care under Medicare.

September 6, 2017 Page

Full Obamacare repeal effective FY 19