Schumer wants cannabis vote “this year” (Newsletter: July 22, 2022)

Schumer wants cannabis vote “this year” (Newsletter: July 22, 2022)
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Marijuana research bill soon headed to president; Psychedelics legalization qualifies for CO ballot; Congressional hemp hearing 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 Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) unveiled his new federal marijuana legalization bill in a floor speech, saying he’s hopeful that lawmakers can “get something done this year”—hinting that scaled-down alternate cannabis legislation could pass. The House and Senate are expected to send a newly revised marijuana research bill to President Joe Biden’s desk within days. The measure largely resembles legislation the Senate approved earlier this year, with minor changes. It leaves out House-passed provisions to study dispensary cannabis. Colorado’s secretary of state certified that activists collected enough signatures to qualify an initiative to legalize psychedelics and create a system of licensed psilocybin “healing centers” for the November ballot. The House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research scheduled a hearing on hemp issues for next week. It’s expected to preview reforms that could be included in the next Farm Bill. Businesses across Mississippi are rushing to compete for medical cannabis licenses. / FEDERAL The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency tweeted, “Hemp offers new economic opportunities for America’s farmers, and…

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