VA legal cannabis on gov’s desk (Newsletter: March 1, 2021)

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Fed employees’ marijuana memo; NM House passes legal cannabis; WA drug prohibition overturned by court; DC legalization bill; CT hearing on gov’s 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… There are now nearly 800 cannabis-related bills moving through state legislatures and Congress for 2021 sessions.  Dustin McDonald of Americans for Safe Access: “ASA is proud to support the comprehensive and up-to-the-minute reporting of Marijuana Moment.  No other outlet is covering emerging federal, state, local and international cannabis policy news as accurately, or offering legislative and regulatory tracking services along with it.  Huge thanks to the incredible crew at Marijuana Moment for their amazing work.” Never let a marijuana bill catch you by surprise with exclusive access to Marijuana Moment’s custom-built cannabis legislation tracker for just $25/month. / TOP THINGS TO KNOW The Office of Personnel Management issued a memo saying recent marijuana use doesn’t necessarily make workers “unfit or unsuitable for federal service.” Separately, the Biden administration is granting waivers to some White House staff who’ve used cannabis. “It would be inconsistent with suitability regulations to implement a policy of finding an individual unfit or unsuitable for federal service solely on the basis of recency of marijuana use.” Virginia lawmakers sent a marijuana legalization bill to Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D) desk. The House and Senate approved the compromise legislation negotiated in conference committee after both chambers had previously passed their own versions earlier this month.…

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