Pardon attorney says mass cannabis clemency up to Biden (Newsletter: July 1, 2022)

Pardon attorney says mass cannabis clemency up to Biden (Newsletter: July 1, 2022)
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Another banking try; Fed health officials: Prohibition blocks psychedelic research; CA marijuana tax breaks to gov; CA safe drug consumption site bill 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 Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) and a bipartisan group of cosponsors filed a marijuana banking amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)—for the second year in a row. U.S. Pardon Attorney Elizabeth Oyer told Marijuana Moment that it would be up to President Joe Biden to issue a directive granting mass clemency to people with cannabis convictions—if he wanted to, and as he suggested he would during the campaign. The heads of the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute of Mental Health said in a letter to Sens. Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) that federal prohibition makes it harder for scientists to study the therapeutic benefits of psychedelics. California lawmakers sent Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) a bill to eliminate the marijuana cultivation tax, prevent excise tax increases for at least three years and provide tax credits for social equity and other cannabis businesses. The California Assembly approved…

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