Another cannabis banking COVID push (Newsletter: February 3, 2021)

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Senate chairman’s marijuana plans; KS gov: Legalize medical cannabis to fund Medicaid; NM marijuana bills; Poll: VA voters back legalization 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.  Debbie McHugh of Grasslands: “Grasslands is thrilled to be financially supporting Marijuana Moment again. One of the first things our team does when they wake up in the morning is read your newsletter (personally, I read it before I’ve even had my coffee).” Don’t miss out – join us at https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) discussed plans to federally legalize marijuana in the 117th Congress, for which his panel will be the “lead committee.” “I’m strategizing now on the next steps. We need comprehensive reform, and you need legislation to do it… You really need some kind of bedrock federal rules on, one, ending the prohibition; two, sensible tax policies; and three, sensible regulatory oversight.” Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) said  he’ll again try to insert marijuana banking protections in the next round of coronavirus relief legislation The House passed COVID bills with cannabis banking last year, and Senate Democrats filed a bill with it included as well, but it didn’t get a vote. Kansas Gov. Laura…

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