MN gov wants legal cannabis for revenue & justice (Newsletter: January 28, 2021)

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PA Lt. Gov.’s escalating marijuana flag battle; HI psilocybin therapy bill; Study: More cannabis dispensaries tied to lower opioid deaths 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… Before you dig into today’s cannabis news, I wanted you to know you can keep this resource free and published daily by subscribing to Marijuana Moment on Patreon. We’re a small independent publication diving deep into the cannabis world and rely on readers like you to keep going.  Jonathan Barton: “There is no better comprehensive update than ‘the moment.’” Join us at / TOP THINGS TO KNOW At a press conference about his budget, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) said he would rather lawmakers legalize marijuana than allow sports betting. Cannabis revenues would “dwarf” those from gambling, he said, also noting the “racial impact” of prohibition. Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D) spoke to Marijuana Moment about how he simply hung his cannabis and gay rights flags back up after GOP leaders allegedly got state officials to take them down from his office balcony this week. “It shouldn’t have to be this way. These are not controversial things. These are very fundamentally American things. It’s freedom-related. It’s individuality-related. It’s jobs. It’s revenue.” Hawaii senators filed a bill to legalize psilocybin mushrooms for therapy, similar to the measure that Oregon voters approved in November. A new study published by the British Medical Association found that U.S. counties with more marijuana…

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