State AGs push Congress on cannabis banking (Newsletter: May 20, 2020)

State AGs push Congress on cannabis banking (Newsletter: May 20, 2020)

FDA highlights CBD recall; DC mayor sets stage for legal marijuana sales; IL grants to repair drug war harms funded with cannabis revenue 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… There are now 1,499 cannabis-related bills moving through state legislatures and Congress for 2020 sessions. Never let a marijuana bill catch you by surprise with exclusive access to Marijuana Moment’s custom-built cannabis legislation tracker for just $25/month. https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW A bipartisan coalition of 34 state and territory attorneys general is calling on Congress to include marijuana banking in coronavirus legislation. The push—signed by seven Republicans—goes against GOP lawmakers’ messaging that cannabis isn’t germane to COVID relief and their criticism of House Democrats’ inclusion of the issue in a bill they passed last week. The Food and Drug Administration is publicizing a voluntary recall of CBD products due to a test showing high lead levels. Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s (D) Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal seems to set the stage for legal marijuana sales just as soon as Congress allows it by transferring the city’s current medical cannabis program from the Health Department…

Excerpt only …
READ MORE BELOW
Source : MJ moment
Link to original : State AGs push Congress on cannabis banking (Newsletter: May 20, 2020)
reposted by Cannabis News World

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.