Full details of Schumer’s federal cannabis bill released (Newsletter: July 14, 2021)

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New drug czar touted medical marijuana benefits; NJ clears 88,000 cannabis cases; CA psychedelics bill vote; SC GOP senator defends Dem over marijuana 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. Rick Bashkoff, Receptive Capital: “I try to read it every day and if I miss a day, it sits in my inbox until I have time to go back. By far one of the best curated sources of news and information.” Support our work 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) released the full text of their long-anticipated federal draft marijuana legalization bill. It would deschedule cannabis, expunge prior records, fund equity programs, remove collateral consequences and transfer regulatory authority for marijuana to the Food and Drug Administration and other federal agencies. President Joe Biden nominated Rahul Gupta, who previously oversaw the implementation of West Virginia’s medical cannabis program and touted the health and economic benefits of marijuana reform, to serve as the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. Under his leadership, the state program added smoking as an approved form of consumption.  Harm reduction advocates have concerns about how he oversaw…

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