Cannabis amendments blocked in Congress (Newsletter: July 19, 2022)

Cannabis amendments blocked in Congress (Newsletter: July 19, 2022)
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Biden judicial nominee worked to legalize; European leaders’ marijuana meeting; MO ballot measure uncertain; NY funds college cannabis programs 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. / TOP THINGS TO KNOW The House Rules Committee blocked floor consideration of amendments to increase military veterans’ medical marijuana access. Separate proposals to protect people from being evicted from public housing over marijuana were also withdrawn. Roopali Desai, President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, successfully worked to legalize marijuana in Arizona and served on the National Cannabis Roundtable’s advisory board—prompting critical questioning from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) during a confirmation hearing. Top government officials from Germany, Luxembourg, Malta and The Netherlands discussed marijuana legalization plans at a joint meeting. Preliminary signature verification results from Missouri’s secretary of state indicate that a marijuana legalization initiative is in danger of not qualifying for the November ballot. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) announced that the state is awarding $5 million in funding to community…

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