Biden admin opposes cannabis research bill for veterans (Newsletter: June 24, 2021)

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House leaders defy Biden on DC marijuana sales; NC medical cannabis hearing; MO legalization ballot measure; Conan O’Brien smokes weed with Seth Rogen 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. Amy Margret of CannDev: “No other news source is as comprehensive and up-to-the-minute. Tom’s crystal clear layout and substantive content make it easy to stay on top of the global cannabis landscape which grows larger and ever more complex by the minute. It also happens to be very entertaining!” Support our work at https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW House Appropriations Committee leaders are defying President Joe Biden by filing a spending bill that would allow Washington, D.C. to legalize marijuana sales. The president’s budget sought to extend the GOP-led ban on cannabis commercialization in the nation’s capital. The new legislation also contains cannabis banking protections. The Department of Veterans Affairs testified at a Senate hearing against a bill to expand research on the medical benefits of cannabis for military veterans with PTSD and chronic pain. The North Carolina Senate Judiciary Committee approved an amendment to a medical cannabis bill, setting up the revised legislation for approval by the panel at a future meeting under the body’s rules. Missouri activists plan to file a proposed…

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