Biden cannabis opposition is “Reefer Madness,” NdGT says (Newsletter: September 7, 2021)

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Bernie Sanders touts legal marijuana “progress”: OR & Harvard team up on psilocybin research; MI bill would remove cannabis industry barriers 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. Support our work at / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said the movement to federally legalize marijuana and end the war on drugs is “making progress” as more states change their laws and increase pressure on Congress for large-scale changes. “What you are now seeing is a radical change of consciousness with regard to that war. You are seeing state after state after state legalizing marijuana.” A Michigan senator filed a bill to make it so people could no longer be denied medical cannabis business licenses over past marijuana convictions or “moral character and reputation.” There’s already no such restriction in the state’s voter-approved recreational marijuana licensing system. The Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board is teaming up with Harvard Law School on an in-depth research program about the history of psychedelics and how the state’s voter-approved therapy law can guide other jurisdictions that want to enact reform. Neil deGrasse Tyson said President Joe Biden opposes legalizing marijuana because he’s part of the “Reefer Madness generation.” Biden was born just six years after the infamous…

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