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/ MOST IMPORTANT THINGS
Former US Attorney General Eric Holder said the country was now on a “glide road” to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level.
- “You know it will happen.”
A supreme federal regulator with the National Credit Union Administration writes in a comment for Marijuana Moment that federal legalization is a “foregone conclusion” and that Congress must act now on cannabis banking.
California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) signed a law to legalize smokable hemp, allowing CBD and other cannabinoid-infused foods, beverages, and cosmetics.
Oklahoma activists submitted two initiatives that they hope will qualify for the 2022 vote: one to legalize adult marijuana and another to strengthen the existing medical cannabis program.
the Arcata, California City Council unanimously voted to decriminalize psychedelics – the third city in the state to do so at the time.
the U.S. Department of Agriculture Funds research to define economic opportunities for hemp in the western United States
Representative Count Blumenauer (D-OR) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) spoke about cannabis reform at the Netroots Nation conference.
Representative Mike Garcia (R-CA) tweeted, “After raising awareness of the illegal cultivation of marijuana and raising money to fight the problem, I am pleased that LA County’s Board of Directors has 5 million & surrounding areas.”
Candidate for the Democratic Senate of Pennsylvania John Fetterman said there was “no downside” to politicians who embrace marijuana reform.
Washington State Democratic Congressional candidate Jason Call tweeted: “The war on drugs did nothing but throw millions of black Americans into our prison system. It is time we stopped and made amends for the damage we did. “
The Senate draft too Medical cannabis legalization for military veterans got a new co-sponsor for a total of seven.
new York Governor Kathy Hochul (D) signed a law to decriminalize the possession of syringes and increase access to drugs for opioid use disorders in prisons and prisons.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf (D) announced in a press release that the state had reached a 20-year low in the number of prison inmates. Meanwhile it is Majority leader in the house said cannabis legalization is “not high on the priority list”.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis (D) tweeted, “As the environmental impacts of climate change become clearer, Colorado policymakers, consumers and the cannabis industry all have a role to play in how sustainable the industry will progress.”
Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Cranley, currently Mayor of Cincinnati, tweeted, “Ohio is at a dead end and it will take big, bold ideas to get us out of it. I’m running for governor to make Ohio’s comeback, and I have plans to do it. We will legalize marijuana, reinvest this tax revenue in our communities, create new jobs, and much more. “
South carolina Democratic gubernatorial candidate Joe Cunningham tweeted, “SC ranks second in the country in terms of marijuana arrest rates. Chester County has the highest rate of any county in the United States. I was the first candidate to demand the legalization of marijuana and delete the files of those convicted of marijuana offenses. “
Texas Democratic Attorney General Lee Merritt tweeted, “We must recognize and end the violent and hypermilitarized police culture that emerged from the 50-year ‘war on drugs’.”
the Michigan The House of Representatives Regulatory Reform Committee held a hearing on laws to impose restrictions on medical cannabis caregivers.
Arizona Regulators have submitted changes to medical cannabis and hemp regulations.
Minnesota Regulators are seeking public opinion on draft draft regulations for dried raw medical cannabis.
Missouris The Ministry of Agriculture is accepting applications for subsidies for processing hemp fiber.
Questions about why are raised Georgia Medical cannabis regulators are exempt from the state’s Open Records Act.
the Washington The Social Equity in Cannabis Task Force for technical support and mentoring will meet on Tuesday.
the Nevada The Cannabis Advisory Subcommittee on Public Safety meets on Tuesday.
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the Meadville, Pennsylvania The city council approved a proposal to decriminalize marijuana.
A former St. Johns County, Florida Sheriff supports psychedelics research legislation.
Los Angeles, California Regulators are hosting webinars on applying for a marijuana business license this month.
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson criticized the Labor Party for allegedly trying to “decriminalize hard drugs”.
the United Nations The High Commissioner for Human Rights urges the Philippine government to publish the results of an investigation into the nation’s bloody “war on drugs”.
/ SCIENCE & HEALTH
One study found that “cannabidiol fortified cannabis oil in children with [West syndrome] had a good tolerance ”and that“ four (50%) out of eight had more than 50% Seizure reduction. “
One study found that “psilocybin in biologically relevant amounts with a recombinant E. coli strain in a. can be produced Homebrew style environment. “
/ RESPONSIBILITY, OPINION & ANALYSIS
A poll found that 58 percent Italian Supporting the legalization of marijuana.
Students for a sensible drug policy Drafted a draft resolution and organizational guide to help people reform drug policy at local level.
Tilray, Inc. reported quarterly net sales of $ 168 million and a net loss of $ 34.6 million.
4Front Ventures Corp. acquires New England Cannabis Corporation.
Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc. expands CBD retail offering in California after new legislation is passed.
Will Smith wrote in his new memoir about participating in ayahuasca rituals in Peru.
Football La’el Collins sued the NFL for lack of drug testing.
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