Schumer wants GOP cannabis bill input (Newsletter: April 6, 2022)

Schumer wants GOP cannabis bill input (Newsletter: April 6, 2022)
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Fed drug official: Schedule I blocks psychedelic research; DC marijuana bill fails; Study: Hemp helps cows calm down; IL cannabis sales bounce back 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 Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said he is reaching out to Republicans “to see what they want” included in a federal marijuana legalization bill he hopes to file “towards the end of April” with Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR). National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Nora Volkow said the Schedule I status of psychedelics has made it “extremely hard to do research” on the effects of substances like psilocybin and has “slowed down the process enormously.” The Washington, D.C. Council narrowly defeated a measure to effectively legalize recreational marijuana sales by letting adults “self-certify” for medical cannabis without a doctor’s recommendation. Concerns were raised over separate provisions to crack down on unlicensed businesses. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation reported that recreational marijuana sales have rebounded following a dip in the first two months of this year. March saw the state’s second highest ever monthly adult-use cannabis sales total. A new federally funded study found that feeding hemp to…

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