SCOTUS shouldn’t take cannabis case, Biden DOJ says (Newsletter: May 17, 2022)

SCOTUS shouldn’t take cannabis case, Biden DOJ says (Newsletter: May 17, 2022)
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FDA warning on THC foods; Poll: Legal marijuana more popular than politicians; Senator slams medical cannabis in abortion speech; Banking momentum 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… *Rattling the tip jar* Got a few dollars you can spare to help Marijuana Moment pay our writers, keep our website running and grow into the kind of robust news organization the fast-paced world of drug policy deserves? Join us for $25/month and be a part of our work: / TOP THINGS TO KNOW The Department of Justice is urging the Supreme Court to reject cases on medical cannabis and workers’ compensation—saying that marijuana policy is evolving and that Congress and the executive branch are best suited to handle the federal-state conflict on the issue. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) sent a letter calling on Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to change federal drug testing policies that cause truckers and other commercial drivers to lose their jobs over off-duty marijuana use that has nothing to do with impaired driving. Blumenauer, who is a member of the America COMPETES Act conference committee—separately said in a press briefing that he is optimistic that the large-scale bill will be the vehicle to finally enact marijuana banking protections. The Food and Drug Administration issued a safety alert about marijuana-infused copycat food products that resemble popular brands. Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) mocked his home state’s voter-approved medical marijuana law—which he unsuccessfully campaigned against—in a Senate…

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