DEA whines about hemp legalization (Newsletter: March 5, 2021)

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Feds: Marijuana banking slowdown levels off; TN medical cannabis advances; CT poll; MD legalization hearing 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… BREAKING: Journalism is often consumed for free, but costs money to produce! While this newsletter is proudly sent without cost to you, our ability to send it each day depends on the financial support of readers who can afford to give it. So if you’ve got a few dollars to spare each month and believe in the work we do, please consider joining us on Patreon today. Alec Johnson of Big Sky Buds: “Marijuana Moment’s bill tracker gives us an edge in the market by allowing us to stay on top of any new developments in the cannabis space.” / TOP THINGS TO KNOW A new Drug Enforcement Administration report argues that the broadly popular bipartisan legalization of hemp creates complications for police and has been used as a cover for drug cartels. But it also admits that as more states legalize marijuana, illicit trafficking is shrinking. After months of declines in the number of banks working with marijuana businesses, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network reported that the trend has “leveled off.” The Tennessee Senate Government Operations Committee approved a bill to legalize medical marijuana while also rejecting a separate measure to simply study the issue until federal law is changed. The Maryland Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on a marijuana…

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