Top senator lists federal cannabis reform as priority (Newsletter: January 27, 2021)

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FDA pulls CBD guidance; NM gov talks legal marijuana in State of the State; NY Lt. Gov. on advocates’ equity concerns; NJ police continue arrests 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… Wait a sec! I could use your help. We need more subscribers to ensure the best possible cannabis news coverage as 2021 legislative sessions unfold. If you can kick in a few dollars a month, we’d have funding to increase our reporting capacity in time. Melissa Kavanagh: “I enjoy the way you report the news. Accurate, relevant, timely access to information is important.  It’s so nice when it’s also well written.” Subscribe to us on Patreon and gain access to our Bill Tracker, exclusive audio from our interviews and more: https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) listed cannabis reform as a top 2021 legislative priority when asked by MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. “A young man is arrested with a small amount of marijuana in his pocket. He has a criminal record the rest of his life, can’t become a productive citizen—this one won’t hire him, that won’t hire him. Change that. There’s lots to do, and we have to succeed.” New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) spoke in her State of the State address about how legalizing marijuana will create “tens of thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions in new revenue.” “I have no interest in another year…

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