Senate panel slams hemp THC limits & pushes CBD regs (Newsletter: August 6, 2021)

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Senator wants marijuana research in infrastructure bill; CT equity panel approves drug war impact map; Record IL cannabis sales 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 Senate Appropriations Committee approved a report criticizing “arbitrary” THC limits on hemp and calling on the Food and Drug Administration to continue developing regulations to allow CBD products while enacting a policy of enforcement discretion in the meantime. The language is attached to new spending legislation, which also extends the hemp pilot program. Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Brian Schatz(D-HI) are seeking to attach provisions to streamline marijuana and CBD research to the bipartisan infrastructure bill on the Senate floor this week. The Senate passed similar legislation late last year but it was not enacted. The new proposal is separate from the provisions already in the infrastructure measure to let scientists study dispensary cannabis. Connecticut’s new marijuana Social Equity Council held its first meeting and approved a map of areas that have been disproportionately harmed by the…

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