Cannabis banking vote in Congress today (Newsletter: April 19, 2021)

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Biden on board with marijuana reform, Booker says; Veterans cannabis bills; MN legalization clears another committee; WA drug decrim gutted 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… *Rattling the tip jar* Got a few dollars you can spare to help Marijuana Moment pay our writers, keep our website running and grow into the kind of robust news organization the fast-paced world of drug policy deserves? Anonymous supporter:  ”I appreciate the hard-hitting news Marijuana Moment brings to us. Straightforward, cut-to-the chase information we need especially when it comes to legislation and Big C business. More importantly, it is a news outlet I’m confident referring newcomers to the industry as a resource they can count on for the truth.”  Join us for $25/month and be a part of our work: https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a marijuana banking bill on Monday. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said President Joe Biden is already where he needs to be to get a bill to federally legalize marijuana enacted. The confusion comes down to a semantic misunderstanding about what the terms “decriminalization” and “legalization” mean at the federal level, he said. A bipartisan coalition of House and Senate lawmakers filed bills to federally legalize medical marijuana for military veterans. The Minnesota House State Government Finance and Elections Committee became the seventh panel to approve the majority leader’s marijuana legalization bill. He expects a…

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