Cannabis banking & psychedelics discussed in Congress (Newsletter: July 13, 2022)

Cannabis banking & psychedelics discussed in Congress (Newsletter: July 13, 2022)
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CT marijuana sales near; Bill Clinton praises CBD for pain study; Libraries want legalization revenue; NBA players union cannabis partnership 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 Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) spoke before the House Rules Committee about his latest push to include his marijuana banking legislation in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)—revealing a new Congressional Budget Office score that says it’ll save taxpayer money and discussing a potential broader cannabis omnibus bill that could include this and other reforms. Reps. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) and Matt Gaetz (R-FL) testified before the House Rules Committee to ask that their separate NDAA amendments on studying the benefits of psychedelics for military members with PTSD and other conditions be allowed to proceed to floor votes. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) said the state is “about six months away” from launching recreational marijuana sales, and officials gave initial approval to the first cannabis cultivation licenses. Former President Bill Clinton thinks the results of a clinical trial on CBD for pain management are “very encouraging” as his foundation works to “reduce opioid addiction and deaths,” according to a press release from TR Processing, which supplied the cannabinoid for the…

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