House could vote on legal cannabis next week (Newsletter: March 24, 2022)

House could vote on legal cannabis next week (Newsletter: March 24, 2022)
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Senator schooled on marijuana; UT gov signs psychedelics bill; MD senators question House legalization plan; MI city decrims psilocybin & ayahuasca 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 House of Representatives could vote on a federal cannabis legalization bill next week, with a congressional staffer and a key advocate telling Marijuana Moment it’s being discussed at high levels. Nothing is official yet, but an announcement could be imminent. National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Nora Volkow surprised Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) at a hearing by informing him that teen marijuana use is not increasing in states that have enacted legalization. Utah Gov. Spencer Cox (R) signed a bill to create a task force to study and make recommendations on the therapeutic use of psychedelics such as psilocybin for treating mental health disorders. The measure passed the full legislature with only two lawmakers voting against it. The Maryland Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on House-passed marijuana legalization bills, with some lawmakers criticizing the lack of detail on issues like licensing and equity—as well as the idea of putting the issue on the ballot at all. The Hazel Park, Michigan City Council unanimously passed a…

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