Federal cannabis bill amendments cleared for floor votes (Newsletter: March 31, 2022)

Federal cannabis bill amendments cleared for floor votes (Newsletter: March 31, 2022)
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GOP Cannabis Caucus chair whips against MORE; PA marijuana banking bill approved; MD legalization plan advances; LA cannabis penalties for kids 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 The House Rules Committee formally cleared a federal marijuana legalization bill for floor action this week. Some amendments were advanced for votes by the full body, including one to reconsider security clearances denied over cannabis. Others, including one to lower the proposed tax rate on marijuana, were blocked. Congressional Cannabis Caucus co-chair Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH) told fellow Republicans that he plans to vote against the federal marijuana legalization bill on the floor this week, while offering guidance on alternate approaches. He also revealed that he sent a letter last month to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) about his legislation in an offer to work together to amend it to have more bipartisan appeal, apparently to no avail. Ahead of a House vote on a federal marijuana legalization bill this week, the Congressional Research Service published a new report looking at how cannabis’s Schedule I status impedes research, makes banking…

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