Congress pushes cannabis changes for athletes & fed workers (Newsletter: June 27, 2022)

Congress pushes cannabis changes for athletes & fed workers (Newsletter: June 27, 2022)
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Military marijuana amendments approved; WH dodges cannabis security clearances question; NJ legal psilocybin bill; IL grants to repair drug war harms 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 https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW The House Appropriations Committee included provisions in new spending bill reports pushing international sports regulators to “change how cannabis is treated” for athletes and calling on the U.S. government to review policies on marijuana use by federal employees. The House Armed Services Committee added amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act directing the military to review marijuana penalties for service members and to study the benefits of medical cannabis as an opioid alternative. White House National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby deflected a question about whether the Biden administration supports a proposal advancing in the Senate to stop denying security clearances to people over past marijuana use. New Jersey’s Senate president filed a bill to legalize possession and home cultivation of psilocybin—even as homegrow for marijuana isn’t legal in the state. The new legislation would also create a system of licensed psychedelic services businesses. The Illinois Criminal Justice Information…

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