OR gov issues mass cannabis pardons (Newsletter: November 22, 2022)

OR gov issues mass cannabis pardons (Newsletter: November 22, 2022)
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NY’s 1st marijuana dispensary licenses approved; Top fed. drug official: Safe consumption sites save lives; SAFE Plus concerns; Colombian legalization 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 Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) issued pardons for more than 47,000 past marijuana possession convictions. New York’s Cannabis Control Board voted to approve the state’s first recreational marijuana dispensary licenses— with most going to businesses owned by people harmed by the war on drugs, and others to nonprofit organizations that have a history of helping people re-enter society after having been incarcerated. Regulators also approved a package of proposed new rules for the cannabis industry. Colombia’s justice minister reiterated that the government supports a marijuana legalization bill that has been advancing in the legislature. The Senate’s First Committee is expected to vote on the legislation on Tuesday. National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Nora Volkow said evidence shows that safe consumption sites for illegal drugs are “preventing people from dying.” The comments come as the Department of Justice faces a…

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