House Judiciary chair pushes ‘rescheduling drugs’ beyond cannabis (Newsletter: June 9, 2020)

House Judiciary chair pushes ‘rescheduling drugs’ beyond cannabis (Newsletter: June 9, 2020)

MT Dems endorse legal marijuana; TX Senate candidates back legalization; KS medical cannabis bill dies in special session 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 1,510 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 In a new letter primarily focused on temporary Drug Enforcement Administration authority to enforce criminal laws against protestors, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) pressed Attorney General William Barr on “rescheduling drugs”—as distinct from legalizing marijuana, which is also separately noted. It’s not the first time Nadler has alluded to legalization of substances beyond cannabis. The Montana Democratic Party formally endorsed legalizing marijuana as activists work to qualify two measures on the topic for the state’s November ballot. Texas Democratic Senate candidates discussed their support for marijuana legalization during a debate. The winner of next month’s primary runoff will face anti-cannabis Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) in November. A medical marijuana bill filed by Kansas lawmakers has died after…

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