Schumer lists cannabis as Dem priority (Newsletter: March 3, 2021)

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Mexico legalization vote; USDA hemp survey; TX voters back legal marijuana; IA cannabis penalty bill; Canada decrim push 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… Free to read (but not free to produce)! We’re proud of our newsletter and the reporting we publish at Marijuana Moment, and we’re happy to provide it for free. But it takes a lot of work and resources to make this happen. If you value Marijuana Moment, invest in our success on Patreon so we can expand our coverage and more readers can benefit: https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wrote in a fundraising email to supporters that federal marijuana legalization is a priority part of “Democrats’ bold agenda for change this year.” Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies plans to vote on a marijuana legalization bill next week. The Senate voted to legalize cannabis back in November, and committees in the other chamber are now considering revisions before bringing it to the floor. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced plans to survey 20,000 farmers about hemp acreage and production. The Mississippi House Ways and Means Committee replaced the provisions of a Senate-passed bill creating an alternate medical cannabis program with the exact text of the ballot measure that voters approved in November. An Iowa Senate Judiciary subcommittee approved a bill to lower marijuana possession penalties. A new poll found that 60% of Texas voters support legalizing marijuana—a…

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