Groups call on Biden to back legal cannabis for youth vote (Newsletter: April 10, 2020)

Groups call on Biden to back legal cannabis for youth vote (Newsletter: April 10, 2020)

Booker wants medical marijuana access during COVID; MI market matures rapidly though roadblocks remain; WA gov vetoes cannabis research funds Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. (function() { window.mc4wp = window.mc4wp || { listeners: [], forms: { on: function(evt, cb) { window.mc4wp.listeners.push( { event : evt, callback: cb } ); } } } })(); Email address: Leave this field empty if you’re human: Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… Subscribers who value this daily dispatch enough to show their support with a few dollars help us keep doing this. Please chip in and help ensure Marijuana Moment’s continued operations. https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Advocacy groups including Justice Democrats, Sunrise Movement, IfNotNow Movement and others sent a letter calling on Joe Biden to endorse ending the war on drugs and enacting “equitable legalization of marijuana” to shore up his huge deficit in support from young voters ahead of the November election. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said patients need continued medical marijuana access amid the coronavirus pandemic. “For people that need it for their post-traumatic stress, for the seizures that they may have, for serious medical conditions, I’m hoping we prioritize those people so they can get the medicine they need.” A new report commissioned by Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency projects $3 billion in annual cannabis sales, a $7.85 billion total economic impact, 13,500 direct jobs created and a…

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