Trump cop commission bashes cannabis reform (Newsletter: January 6, 2021)

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MN House leader wants marijuana on 2022 ballot; NY legal cannabis bill filed; NJ lawmakers introduce marijuana “clean-up” bill 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… Cannabis in 2021: Will federal prohibition finally fall? Will growing momentum at the state level influence national policy changes? Which states will be next to experiment with reform? If you support us on Patreon, you’ll not just support us as we dig into these questions but you’ll have access to tools like our Bill Tracker to help you keep an eye on developments yourself. Join us for $25/month here: / TOP THINGS TO KNOW A new report from the President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice criticizes local moves to legalize marijuana and decriminalize drugs. “Decriminalization and reduction in sanctions merely raise the bar for law enforcement arrests, but they do not account for the reality that law enforcement officers still must address the complaints about these individuals from community members, respond to the noncriminal results of untreated substance use problems… This may have a greater cost to the community, including escalation and long-term drug use.”  Minnesota’s House majority leader said he’ll reintroduce a marijuana legalization bill in the new session. If the Republican-controlled Senate blocks cannabis reform again, he wants to at least convince them to put the issue on the 2022 ballot for voters to decide. A New York senator—along with nearly a third of…

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