Federal vape provision could affect cannabis (Newsletter: December 23, 2020)

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Congressional caucus: legal marijuana a 2021 priority; RI Senate takes step toward legal cannabis; MI gov grants clemency for long marijuana sentence 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… By starting a $10 per month pledge on Patreon—or about 45 cents per issue of this newsletter—you can help us rely less on ads to cover our expenses, hire more journalists and bring you even more marijuana news. https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW A vaping provision tucked into the 5,593-page stimulus and spending bill that Congress passed appears to ban marijuana and CBD vaping devices from being mailed by the U.S. Postal Service and places rigorous requirements on online retailers. The Congressional Progressive Caucus included federal marijuana legalization as a priority in its new “People’s Agenda” for the first six months of 2021. Rhode Island’s Senate president took the first step toward legalizing marijuana in 2021 by tasking two top lawmakers with drafting a bill. One of them, the chamber’s majority leader, disagrees with the governor’s plan to have cannabis sold in state-run stores. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) granted clemency to Michael Thompson, who was sentenced to 42-60 years in prison for marijuana. Three other men behind bars for cocaine offenses also had their sentences commuted and will be with their families as soon as January. / FEDERAL President Trump pardoned former marijuana prisoner and activist Weldon Angelos, and commuted the cannabis and drug sentences of…

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