DC voters back psychedelics decrim measure, poll shows (Newsletter: April 22, 2020)

DC voters back psychedelics decrim measure, poll shows (Newsletter: April 22, 2020)

WA drug decrim campaign launches; CA issues marijuana equity grant funds; Cops make 4/20 cannabis jokes 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… By starting a $10 per month pledge on Patreon—or about 45 cents per issue of this newsletter—you can help us rely less on ads to cover our expenses, hire more journalists and bring you even more marijuana news. https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW A Washington State campaign is working to put a measure to decriminalize drug possession and expand treatment—using legal cannabis revenue—on the November ballot. It’s led by the same activists who legalized marijuana there in 2012. A poll found that Washington, D.C. likely voters are poised to approve a measure to decriminalize psychedelics such as psilocybin, ayahuasca and ibogaine in November—if organizers can qualify it for the ballot amid the coronavirus pandemic that’s impeded signature gathering efforts. California regulators announced $30 million in grant funding to promote marijuana industry social equity. The money will boost cannabis entrepreneurs from communities historically damaged by the war on drugs. At least three police agencies made marijuana pun- and joke-filled social media posts on 4/20.…

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