DE legal cannabis bill heads to gov’s desk (Newsletter: May 13, 2022)

DE legal cannabis bill heads to gov’s desk (Newsletter: May 13, 2022)
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Banking gets attention in America COMPETES conference; Anti-marijuana lawmakers: legalization is inevitable; SC & NH cannabis bills defeated 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 / TOP THINGS TO KNOW The Delaware Senate sent a bill to legalize marijuana possession to the desk of Gov. John Carney (D). Separate legislation to regulate cannabis sales is also advancing, but Carney is a rare Democratic governor who opposes legalization, so it is not clear what he will do now that lawmakers have forced the issue. At the first meeting of the America COMPETES Act conference committee, several members discussed the need to include marijuana banking provisions in the final bill. Nearly a quarter of the U.S. Senate—18 Democrats, five Republicans and one independent— joined together on a letter pushing congressional leaders to finally enact marijuana banking provisions through the America COMPETES Act. National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Nora Volkow was pressed about marijuana, kratom and drug decriminalization at a House hearing—with several lawmakers appearing to admit that cannabis legalization is inevitable despite their own concerns. South Carolina Senate leadership rejected an effort to revive medical cannabis…

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