Congress plans legal cannabis vote in Sept., sources say (Newsletter: July 27, 2020)

Congress plans legal cannabis vote in Sept., sources say (Newsletter: July 27, 2020)

White House official admits teen marijuana use down in legal states; NY Senate OKs cannabis expungements; TX speaker on legalization’s fiscal impact 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 The House of Representatives is planning a floor vote on federal cannabis legalization for September, an aide to a key congressional committee chair and several advocates tell Marijuana Moment. There’s a complicated path ahead and a tight calendar that could complicate things, but that’s the plan, the sources say. An official from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy’s National Marijuana Initiative admitted in testimony before lawmakers that teen cannabis use is going down in states that have enacted legalization—contrary to fears often raised by prohibitionists. “For some reason, the use rate among this age bracket is going down. We’re not 100 percent sure why it’s going down. It’s a good thing that it’s going down, but we don’t understand…

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