FL governor candidates battle over cannabis (Newsletter: October 15, 2021)

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SCOTUS rejects safe consumption case; MS gov delaying medical marijuana; Fed study: Legalization tied to fewer seizures; Gupta & Rogan talk cannabis 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 A study authored by the head of the federal government’s marijuana farm found that Drug Enforcement Administration seizures of illegal cannabis “decreased dramatically owing to the legalization” of the plant in a growing number of states over the past decade. That backs up reform advocates’ claim that as more legal markets come online they will replace unregulated ones. Florida Democratic gubernatorial primary rivals Nikki Fried and Charlie Crist are battling over who supports marijuana legalization the most. Top lawmakers are accusing Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) of stalling a special session to pass a medical cannabis bill by making “unreasonable demands” for changes—including reducing the dosage unit from a standard eighth of an ounce down to 2.8 grams. The U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up a case on the legality of safe consumption sites for illicit drugs, despite attorneys general from 10 states urging them to hear it. It’ll now…

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