Congressional leaders’ changes to cannabis bill (Newsletter: December 1, 2020)

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Marijuana on 2022 ballots; UN cannabis rescheduling vote this week; VA officials file legalization report; USDA expands hemp insurance 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… They say a journalist is a machine that converts coffee into copy. But where do you think the coffee comes from? Readers like you!  Signing up for a $25/month subscription will help keep us digging, interviewing and reporting on all the cannabis news that’s fit to print. And in return, you’ll gain access to our Bill Tracker tool, too, so you can have the most up-to-date information on the drug policy reform efforts around the U.S. Join Marijuana Moment for $25/month to support our work: https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Congressional leaders are proposing a lengthy amendment to a marijuana legalization bill scheduled for a House floor vote this week—including changes to tax structures. The legislation will go before the Rules Committee on Wednesday, and there may be other amendments considered there. Other leadership changes to the MORE Act would clarify that the Food and Drug Administration can continue to have oversight over cannabis products and that marijuana can still be included in drug testing programs for federal workers. The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs will vote on World Health Organization marijuana rescheduling recommendations this week—and the U.S. is supporting removing cannabis from the most restrictive global category, but is against a CBD measure. A workgroup comprised of four…

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