House begins cannabis debate with Pelosi’s support (Newsletter: April 1, 2022)

House begins cannabis debate with Pelosi’s support (Newsletter: April 1, 2022)
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MO legalization bill OKed; SC medical cannabis vote; Federal reform fiscal note; AL cannabis restrictions on women; IL workplace protections paused 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 formally began floor consideration of a federal marijuana legalization bill—with Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) offering praise for the reform, saying it “addresses the injustice” of prohibition. Votes on the legislation and several amendments are expected on Friday. A new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office projects that the federal marijuana legalization bill getting a floor vote this week would generate $8.1 billion in revenue over a decade and reduce incarceration by 37,000 person-years. The New Hampshire House of Representatives approved a bill to legalize marijuana and conduct sales through state-run stores. The body defeated separate legislation to decriminalize psilocybin, however. The Missouri House Public Safety Committee approved a Republican-led marijuana legalization bill called the Cannabis Freedom Act. The South Carolina House Health and Environmental Affairs Subcommittee amended and advanced a Senate-passed medical cannabis bill toward a full committee hearing on Monday. The Alabama Senate Children, Youth, and Human Services Committee approved a bill to require women of “childbearing age” to show proof they’re…

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