Congress advances immigrant and veteran cannabis protections (Newsletter: July 1, 2021)

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NC Senate panel approves medical marijuana; Austin cannabis decrim ballot measure; Harvard psychedelics project; PA gov signs medical cannabis bill 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… Free to read (but not free to produce)! We’re proud of our newsletter and the reporting we publish at Marijuana Moment, and we’re happy to provide it for free. But it takes a lot of work and resources to make this happen. If you value Marijuana Moment, invest in our success on Patreon so we can expand our coverage and more readers can benefit: https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW The House Appropriations Committee approved spending bills and attached reports that include marijuana-related protections for immigrants and military veterans, as well as directives to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration to loosen hemp and CBD restrictions. The North Carolina Senate Judiciary Committee approved a medical cannabis bill. It’s the first time comprehensive medical marijuana legislation has advanced in the state legislature. Austin, Texas activists announced a campaign to put a marijuana decriminalization measure on the November ballot. Their press conference was held next to a statue of local cannabis icon Willie Nelson. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) signed a medical marijuana expansion bill into law that continues policies enacted during the coronavirus pandemic—such as curbside delivery, telehealth and increased possession limits, among other changes. Harvard Law School launched a new project to “promote safety, innovation and…

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