White House misstates cannabis scheduling impact (Newsletter: April 22, 2021)

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VA gov signs marijuana bill in ceremony; Another poll shows legal cannabis support; WA lawmakers advance drug bill as AG says don’t recriminalize 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… Your good deed for the day: donate to an independent publisher like Marijuana Moment and ensure that as many voters as possible have access to the most in-depth cannabis reporting out there. Tom Schlipmann: “I read your social media posts and newsletters often, and I appreciate your in-depth coverage of cannabis, along with other drug related news. With all the exciting changes at the state and federal level, you are my go-to source for updates when they happen. I’m more than happy to contribute and keep up the good work. I really appreciate it.” Support our work at https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW For the second day in a row, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki was pressed on President Joe Biden’s marijuana stance. This time she misstated the impact that modest rescheduling would have on cannabis prisoners whom Biden made a campaign pledge to free. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) signed the marijuana legalization bill—even though he didn’t really have to, as it took effect when lawmakers approved his amendments earlier this month. But the cannabis win was one he wanted to celebrate with a ceremony. A new poll found that 55% of Americans support legalizing marijuana in their own state. It also found broad…

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