New RI legal cannabis bill set for votes (Newsletter: May 18, 2022)

New RI legal cannabis bill set for votes (Newsletter: May 18, 2022)
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DE gov addresses marijuana bill on his desk; NE medical cannabis ballot lawsuit; Study: Legalization tied to lower alcohol/tobacco/opioid use 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 https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Rhode Island lawmakers released revised marijuana legalization bills that are set for House and Senate committee votes on Wednesday and floor action in both chambers early next week. Delaware Gov. John Carney (D) made his first public comments on the marijuana legalization bill that’s now on his desk, saying he’s “looking at the same concerns that I’ve been articulating for some time with respect to public safety and its effect on our young people.” Nebraska medical cannabis activists filed a lawsuit challenging a state rule requiring them to collect signatures from 5 percent of voters in at least 38 counties to qualify an initiative for the ballot, saying it gives disproportionate power to rural areas. The Louisiana House Labor Committee is set to consider a bill to provide employment protections for medical cannabis patients this week. A study of young adults concluded that “contrary to concerns about spillover effects, implementation of legalized nonmedical cannabis coincided with decreases in alcohol and cigarette use and pain reliever misuse.” / FEDERAL…

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