Senate confirms cannabis legalizer for top VA spot (Newsletter: July 26, 2022)

Senate confirms cannabis legalizer for top VA spot (Newsletter: July 26, 2022)
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Senate legalization hearing witnesses; Schumer helps launch NY marijuana equity initiative; DEA drops psychedelics ban; IL cannabis revenue 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… Free to read (but not free to produce)! We’re proud of our newsletter and the reporting we publish at Marijuana Moment, and we’re happy to provide it for free. But it takes a lot of work and resources to make this happen. If you value Marijuana Moment, invest in our success on Patreon so we can expand our coverage and more readers can benefit: https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Shereef Elnahal, who was confirmed last week by the Senate to serve as Department of Veterans Affairs undersecretary of health, oversaw the expansion of New Jersey’s medical cannabis program as state health commissioner and has called for federal marijuana legalization. Marijuana Moment got an early look at the witness list for Tuesday’s Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism hearing on cannabis legalization. It includes former federal prisoner Weldon Angelos as well as outspoken cannabis alarmist Alex Berenson. Former federal cannabis prisoner Weldon Angelos penned a Marijuana Moment op-ed previewing the testimony he will deliver at the Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on legalization on Tuesday. Days after filing a federal marijuana legalization bill, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) helped launch a new cannabis equity initiative in New York—saying that the state’s lead on social justice can influence national policy as…

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