Biden too busy to handle cannabis, Harris says (Newsletter: April 7, 2021)

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CT gov’s marijuana bill advances; CA senators vote for legal psychedelics; MX legalization advances; IA gov sued for cannabis delay; WA decrim 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… They say a journalist is a machine that converts coffee into copy. But where do you think the coffee comes from? Readers like you! Signing up for a $25/month subscription will help keep us digging, interviewing and reporting on all the cannabis news that’s fit to print. And in return, you’ll gain access to our Bill Tracker tool, too, so you can have the most up-to-date information on the drug policy reform efforts around the U.S. Join Marijuana Moment for $25/month to support our work: https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Vice President Kamala Harris, in her first public marijuana comments since the election, essentially said the Biden administration is too busy to follow through on its campaign pledges to decriminalize cannabis and expunge records. “Honestly, right now, we’ve been focused on getting people food, helping them stay in their apartments or in their homes, getting kids back to school, getting shots into arms. That has been all-consuming.” The Connecticut legislature’s Judiciary Committee amended and approved Gov. Ned Lamont’s (D) marijuana legalization bill. Equity advocates are happy about the changes but say more work is still needed. The California Senate Public Safety Committee approved a bill to legalize possession of psychedelics like LSD, psilocybin, MDMA and DMT.…

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