Cannabis could be on the ballot in these states in 2022 (Newsletter: August 13, 2021)

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Biden exploring clemency for drug prisoners; WY marijuana ballot measures cleared for signatures; SXSW wants votes on cannabis & psychedelics panels 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 Marijuana Moment put together a comprehensive guide to states that could have marijuana and drug policy measures on their 2022 ballots. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said President Joe Biden is considering using his clemency powers to help people with drug convictions. Many people in prison for drugs now were sent there under laws Biden championed as a senator. Wyoming’s secretary of state has cleared activists to begin a signature gathering drive to put initiatives to decriminalize marijuana and legalize medical cannabis on the 2022 ballot. Petitioning can begin once the attorney general finalizes summaries. SXSW is asking people to vote on proposed panels for the 2022 event in Austin. Unlike recent past events, there’s no specific cannabis track this time—but there are nearly 100 potential sessions focused on marijuana and psychedelics to choose from. / FEDERAL The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a Mexican man’s deportation…

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