Schumer talks GOP cannabis outreach (Newsletter: May 9, 2022)

Schumer talks GOP cannabis outreach (Newsletter: May 9, 2022)
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Austin voters decrim marijuana; MO legalization signatures submitted; New NE medical cannabis strategy; NY psilocybin bills; IL 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… Paid for by readers like you. Marijuana Moment’s newsletter and in-depth cannabis reporting is made possible by the 700+ people who subscribe to us on Patreon. Support our work for $25/month and gain access to valuable insider data, exclusive interview audio, and more: https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told attendees at a cannabis rally that he’s already met with six Republican senators to discuss his forthcoming federal marijuana legalization bill. Austin, Texas voters approved a ballot measure to decriminalize marijuana and ban no-knock police raids. Several other Texas cities are working to put cannabis initiatives on local ballots for November. Missouri activists turned in what they say are double the amount of signatures they need to qualify a marijuana legalization initiative for the November ballot. Nebraska activists announced a new grassroots strategy to qualify medical cannabis initiatives for the November ballot after the campaign lost major donors and can no longer fund a paid signature gathering drive. New York assemblymembers discussed their differing psilocybin bills and strategies for pursuing incremental or broader reform. One of the bills was recently amended. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation reported that retailers sold nearly $132 million worth of legal recreational marijuana products in April—the…

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