Congress to vote on cannabis state protections (Newsletter: June 28, 2022)

Congress to vote on cannabis state protections (Newsletter: June 28, 2022)
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CO psychedelic ballot sigs submitted; Congress pushes psilocybin review & hemp as plastic alternative; LA gov signs marijuana employment protections 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 The House Appropriations Committee is calling for a review of psilocybin policies, pushing for hemp as an alternative to Chinese plastics and advocating that researchers be able to study marijuana from dispensaries. The panel also defeated an amendment to scale back protections for TV and radio stations that run cannabis ads. The House Appropriations Committee will vote on an amendment to protect all state, territory and tribal cannabis laws from federal interference on Tuesday, Marijuana Moment has learned. White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Rahul Gupta—informally known as the “drug czar”—acknowledged that “cannabis can be efficacious” in treating chronic pain and that current marijuana laws “have not worked.” Colorado activists turned in what they say are more than enough signatures to put a measure to legalize psychedelics and create a system of licensed psilocybin “healing centers” on the November ballot. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) signed a bill to protect most state workers from being subject to “negative employment consequences” due to legal medical…

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