Schumer cannabis bill is here (finally) (Newsletter: July 13, 2021)

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Marijuana protections in spending bills; WADA: US to blame for cannabis ban; New ID legalization ballot measure; TN lawmaker wants cannabis on ballot 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… Before you dig into today’s cannabis news, I wanted you to know you can keep this resource free and published daily by subscribing to Marijuana Moment on Patreon. We’re a small independent publication diving deep into the cannabis world and rely on readers like you to keep going. Join us at https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) will finally release a draft of their long-awaited federal cannabis legalization bill on Wednesday, Marijuana Moment has learned. Subcommittees of the House Appropriations Committee advanced spending bills that have protections for state medical marijuana programs and universities that research cannabis. One also blocks local police that carry out no-knock drug raids from getting funding. The World Anti-Doping Agency made  clear in a letter to Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD) that the U.S. has consistently led the global push to punish athletes for marijuana. The lawmakers had written the global sports authority to decry Sha’Carri Richardson’s recent cannabis-related ban. “The U.S. has been one of the most vocal and strong advocates for including cannabinoids on the Prohibited List.” Idaho activists revised the text of an initiative to legalize marijuana possession…

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