Senate cannabis hearing scheduled (Newsletter: July 20, 2022)

Senate cannabis hearing scheduled (Newsletter: July 20, 2022)
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DC mayor signs marijuana worker protections; Lawmakers decry cannabis amendment block; Feds seek new marijuana supplier; MN gov tours hemp biz 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 / TOP THINGS TO KNOW The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism, chaired by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), has scheduled a hearing on federal marijuana reform  next Tuesday—likely to closely coincide with the introduction of a much-anticipated federal legalization bill he’s sponsoring with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR). Bipartisan members of Congress are pushing back on the failure of marijuana amendments on military veterans’ medical access and public housing eviction protections in the House Rules Committee this week. Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) signed a bill that bans most workplaces from firing or otherwise punishing employees for marijuana use. The National Institute on Drug Abuse announced it plans to finally award a contract to a second supplier of marijuana to be used in research. For half a century, the single source has been the University of Mississippi, whose products scientists have complained about. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) helped cut the ribbon at a new hemp processing facility days after a state law allowing…

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