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/ MAIN THINGS TO KNOW
Marijuana Moment got new details about issues that are being discussed to include in a kind of incremental bill “marijuana bus”. negotiated by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other congressional leaders, including banking provisions, exemptions, research, veterans, small business cannabis loans, and broader drug conviction reform.
He Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has scheduled a meeting for Friday entitled “Cannabis in the Indian Country”. It is an opportunity for tribes to share their perspective on marijuana issues with senator staff.
He Congress Research Service He said in a new report that legalizing marijuana in the United States and Canada is “reducing its value as part of the portfolio of Mexican trafficking organizations.”
He National Institute on Drug Abuse is looking to identify research labs that can analyze marijuana samples, including cannabis products from state legal dispensaries.
He Intramural research program of the National Institutes of Health published a blog post examining how researchers are investigating the role of the human body’s cannabinoid system in combating diabetes-related heart failure.
He Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a notice of intent to issue a single source contract to a lab support company to analyze a cannabis plant allergen.
Deputy Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) he told Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in a hearing that he would like to work with his staff on cannabis banking issues.
Deputy James Comer (R-KY) he said during a hearing of the House Oversight and Reform Committee that he believes people who are “in jail for petty things like marijuana possession” should be released.
Deputy Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) tweeted: “Thank you @ICBA for your continued support of the #SAFEBankingAct! Conflict over state and federal laws has created a serious public safety issue for communities and I echo your call for the cmte conference to include # SAFEBanking in the final package of the Bipartisan Innovation Act “.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis (D) signed a bill to streamline the process to seal marijuana and other convictions.
Analysis of a border enforcement operation initiated by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) found that nearly one in five of his arrests has been for a low-level marijuana offense.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) pardoned more people for marijuana and other drug offenses.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) compared the legalization of sports betting to cannabis, saying, “Without a legal way to do it, it’s kind of like the issue of marijuana. You just leave the black market there, and you don’t you take him out of the shadows and make him part of the usual crime. “
Pennsylvania Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro, the current Attorney General, tweeted, “It’s time to legalize recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania. I will build a path to justice and boost the economy. “
Wyoming Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rex Wilde spoke of his support for legalizing marijuana.
He US Virgin Islands The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee approved a nomination to the Cannabis Advisory Board.
Missouri regulators are demanding that several medical cannabis companies destroy products and waive licenses for various alleged violations.
Montana regulators adopted rules on the process of approving and approving marijuana packaging and labeling.
He Connecticut The Social Equity Council established rules for its decision-making process on closed-session marijuana social equity applicants.
Illinois Regulators announced plans to issue new marijuana dispensary licenses.
Vermont regulators published a guide to marijuana packaging rules.
New York regulators published a fact sheet on marijuana and youth.
Oregon regulators will hold a public meeting and a town hall meeting on cannabis issues on Wednesday.
California regulators will host a webinar on the Cannabis Denominations Program on Thursday.
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He Stevens Point, Wisconsin City Council is considering reducing the fine for possession of marijuana to $ 5.
A Uruguayan The legislature plans to introduce a bill to legalize the sale of marijuana to foreigners.
Kenyan Presidential candidate George Wajackoyah pledges to legalize medical cannabis if elected.
/ SCIENCE AND HEALTH
One study found that “extracellular cannabis vesicles with a high CBD content induce anticancer signaling in human hepatocellular carcinoma “.
One study “adds to the growing body of psilocybin research with promising results showing the safety, viability, and efficacy of concomitant psilocybin treatment in cancer patients.” major depressive disorder.
/ LAW, OPINION AND ANALYSIS
A survey found that 83 percent Nebraskans support legalize medical cannabis.
Elon Musk “Psychedelics and MDMA can make a real difference to mental health, especially for extreme depression and PTSD. We need to take this seriously.”
A California judge sentenced him High times has to pay more than $ 4.9 million in arrears for a possible dispensary in San Francisco’s Union Square.
BUT workers are challenging the result of a failed union vote.
Colorado Retailers sold more than $ 153 million in legal marijuana products in April.
Ed Begley Jr. he tweeted: “I believe in safe access to medical cannabis for those who can benefit.”
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