Schumer in talks on cannabis banking & expungements compromise (Newsletter: June 10, 2022)

Schumer in talks on cannabis banking & expungements compromise (Newsletter: June 10, 2022)
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Border Patrol focused on busting citizens for marijuana; CO gov signs MDMA bill; GOP congressman’s cannabis amendment blocked; WV local decrim efforts 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… BREAKING: Journalism is often consumed for free, but costs money to produce! While this newsletter is proudly sent without cost to you, our ability to send it each day depends on the financial support of readers who can afford to give it. So if you’ve got a few dollars to spare each month and believe in the work we do, please consider joining us on Patreon today. https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH) met recently to discuss possible paths forward for incremental cannabis reform legislation this year—possibly by combining the SAFE Banking Act with the provisions of a separate expungements bill—both offices confirmed to Marijuana Moment. A Government Accountability Office analysis of U.S. Border Patrol enforcement data reveals that 91 percent of the agency’s drug seizures at checkpoints are conducted against U.S. citizens—and 75 percent of those encounters involve marijuana only. Meanwhile, 69 percent of cannabis seizures are for less than an ounce. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) signed a bill to legalize MDMA prescriptions in the state when it gets federal Food and Drug Administration approval. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) blasted Democrats for blocking a marijuana reform amendment he tried to attach to a bill on…

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