Cannabis research bill approved in Congress (Newsletter: April 5, 2022)

Cannabis research bill approved in Congress (Newsletter: April 5, 2022)
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NM gov visits dispensary; Cannabis Caucus disagreement; CO auctions marijuana license plates; SC medical hearing; MD psychedelics bill considered 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… Free to read (but not free to produce)! We’re proud of our newsletter and the reporting we publish at Marijuana Moment, and we’re happy to provide it for free. But it takes a lot of work and resources to make this happen. If you value Marijuana Moment, invest in our success on Patreon so we can expand our coverage and more readers can benefit: https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to expand research on marijuana—including by letting scientists study products from dispensaries. The Senate approved a separate cannabis science bill last month. Democratic Cannabis Caucus Co-chairs Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) told Marijuana Moment that GOP Co-chair Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH) voting against the only legalization bill that’s advancing in Congress does not undermine the bipartisan group’s work. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) didn’t buy any marijuana when she visited a dispensary on the first day of legal sales—but she says she might in the future, because legalization is “going to stay forever.” Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) announced that the state is auctioning off another round of marijuana-themed license plates—including ones reading, “WEED,” “420,” “BONGWTR,” “BLUNT,” “TERPENE,” “TOKER,” “VISINE” and “NORML—to raise money for programs to aid…

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