UN votes to reschedule cannabis globally (Newsletter: December 3, 2020)

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Federal legal marijuana bill moves to floor; Cannabis could be on NJ ballot again; DEA moves to dismiss rescheduling case 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… What a long strange year it’s been! We covered cannabis from all angles in 2020—from pandemic to election—and we’re already planning our reporting for 2021. But in order to be ready for next year, we need to know how much ongoing support we can count on from our readers. If you appreciated our work this year, can you subscribe for $25/month on Patreon? In return for funding our reporting, you’ll gain access to exclusive content and tools like our Bill Tracker: https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW The House Rules Committee cleared a federal marijuana legalization bill for floor action, with debate expected on Thursday and a final vote on Friday. Several amendments were submitted to gut key provisions of the legislation, but none were deemed in order for the floor. A manager’s amendment from sponsor Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) is included in the rule as considered as adopted, however. The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs voted to remove marijuana from the strictest global category—with U.S. support. But separate cannabis recommendations—including one to clarify that CBD does not fall under international control—were defeated.. New Jersey’s Senate president and other lawmakers are proposing putting marijuana back on the ballot—but not to undo last month’s legalization win. The new constitutional amendment…

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