Biden commerce pick wants cannabis in gov’t stores (Newsletter: January 11, 2021)

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KY gov pushes medical marijuana; MT lawmakers block legalization funding; PA lt. gov. weighs Senate run; COVID vaccines for cannabis workers 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… Looking for more cannabis news and resources? If you support our reporting with a monthly donation of $25 or more, we’ll give you access to our Cannabis Bill Tracker, exclusive material from our interviews and more.  Dan: “Marijuana Moment has been at the forefront of earnest journalism in the cannabis space for many years. It has been among the first to report seriously on the topic, at a time when major outlets still thought it was clever to put things like high hopes, seeing green, and pipe dreams in every headline. It’s more important than ever to support legitimate news, that’s why I’m glad to pledge my support to Tom and his team.” Don’t miss out – join us at https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to lead the post-COVID economic recovery as commerce secretary—Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo (D)— wants legal marijuana to be sold in government-run stores. She has floated the plan in her state, though it’s not clear what cannabis moves she’d push to make as part of the federal government. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear (D) called for the legalization of medical marijuana in his State of the Commonwealth speech just as lawmakers filed a new bill to enact the policy change…

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