Booker slams Biden’s cannabis decrim plan as “not enough” (Newsletter: November 18, 2020)

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RI legal marijuana hearing; FDA hosts CBD & sex conference; AR gov blames state cannabis legalization on feds 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… Paid for by readers like you. Marijuana Moment’s newsletter and in-depth cannabis reporting is made possible by the 480 people who subscribe to us on Patreon. Support our work for $25/month and gain access to valuable insider data, exclusive interview audio, and more: https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) says in a new BET documentary debuting on Wednesday that President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to merely decriminalize possession of cannabis while not legalizing it is “not enough.” Vice President-elect Kamala Harris also talks in a documentary clip shared exclusively with Marijuana Moment about how the war on drugs “criminalized the community that I grew up in” and “was an abject failure.” The Rhode Island Senate Finance Committee has scheduled a hearing on marijuana legalization for Wednesday. The move comes days after leaders in both the House and Senate said the state will seriously consider legalizing cannabis in 2021. The Food and Drug Administration is hosting a daylong conference on CBD, sex and gender on Thursday. “Conditions for which CBD is often marketed, such as chronic pain, anxiety, depression, and sleep disturbances, are more prevalent in women than men. Therefore, consideration of issues pertaining to the safety of CBD products may be particularly important to address in women.” Arkansas Gov.…

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