House approves historic cannabis bill (Newsletter: December 7, 2020)

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Mexico legal marijuana bill advances toward final vote; NBA won’t test for cannabis in 2021; Feds want marijuana & pain studies 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… BREAKING: Journalism is often consumed for free, but costs money to produce! While this newsletter is proudly sent without cost to you, our ability to send it each day depends on the financial support of readers who can afford to give it. So if you’ve got a few dollars to spare each month and believe in the work we do, please consider joining us on Patreon today. https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW The House of Representatives approved a bill to federally legalize marijuana, expunge records, create a federal cannabis excise tax and fund programs to repair the harms of the war on drugs. Top lawmakers and organizations—including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and the ACLU—weighed  in on the House’s passage of a federal marijuana legalization bill. Committees in Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies took up a Senate-passed marijuana legalization bill over the weekend. The country’s Supreme Court has given lawmakers a December 15 deadline to end cannabis prohibition. The federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is asking the public to help compile research on the role of marijuana and kratom in treating chronic pain. Notably, the agency, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services, acknowledges that the “recent…

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