New cannabis section in federal standards handbook (Newsletter: July 25, 2022)

New cannabis section in federal standards handbook (Newsletter: July 25, 2022)
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Schumer legalization bill’s new cosponsors; DEA sued over psilocybin; MI marijuana-funded veterans research grants 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 A federal handbook published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology is getting a new cannabis-focused section with recommendations on potency measurement, packaging, labeling and other issues. It’s the result of a vote at a recent National Conference of Weights and Measures event. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) marijuana legalization bill got two additional cosponsors, but one of them—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)—emphasized in her press release about signing on that Congress should still enact cannabis banking legislation as soon as possible. The Drug Enforcement Administration is being sued again for refusing to allow terminally ill cancer patients to access psilocybin-assisted therapy despite Right to Try laws. Michigan regulators announced $20 million in marijuana revenue-funded grants to support research on the benefits of medical cannabis for military veterans. / FEDERAL President Joe Biden released a “Safer America Plan” that includes a proposal to eliminate the sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine but also pushes to “impose tougher penalties for fentanyl trafficking.” Former President Donald Trump again suggested that people who sell drugs…

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