Feds should reconsider cannabis firings, committee says (Newsletter: June 30, 2021)

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RI safe consumption bill passes; NM legalization takes effect; Mexican president floats marijuana referendum; CA psychedelics decrim advances 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 a report that calls on federal agencies to reconsider policies on “hiring and firing of individuals who use marijuana in states where that individual’s private use of marijuana is not prohibited under the law of the state.” The attached spending bill, which was also approved, contains additional provisions protecting banks that work with state-legal cannabis businesses and letting Washington, D.C. legalize marijuana sales. Rhode Island lawmakers approved a bill to legalize safe consumption sites for illegal drugs. One more vote in the Senate, which passed an earlier version, is needed to send it to Gov. Dan McKee (D). Separately, a House panel held a hearing on legislation to legalize marijuana. New Mexico’s law legalizing possession and home cultivation of marijuana officially took effect. Later this week, new cannabis policies in Connecticut, South Dakota and Virginia come online…

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