KY House passes medical cannabis bill (Newsletter: March 18, 2022)

KY House passes medical cannabis bill (Newsletter: March 18, 2022)
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Feds: Marijuana prosecutions decline as more states legalize; CA psilocybin ballot effort dropped; VA bill worries hemp advocates; MS local bans 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 The Kentucky House of Representatives passed a medical cannabis bill with a new amendment to add PTSD as a qualifying condition. The legislation now heads to the Senate. The U.S. Sentencing Commission reported that federal marijuana prosecutions continue to decline as more states enact legalization. In 2012, when the first states legalized, cannabis cases were top among drug prosecutions. Now they are at the bottom. California activists announced they failed to collect enough signatures on a volunteer basis to qualify a psilocybin legalization initiative for the November ballot. They plan to raise money to support a paid petitioning effort for a new measure in 2024. A THC restriction bill on Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s (R) desk “throws the whole hemp industry under the bus,” advocates say. Some Mississippi municipalities are moving to ban medical marijuana businesses from operating despite approval from voters and state lawmakers. / FEDERAL Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tweeted, “Free Brittney,” referring to American basketball player Brittney Griner, who is being detained…

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