New congressional leaders on cannabis (Newsletter: November 29, 2022)

New congressional leaders on cannabis (Newsletter: November 29, 2022)
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Young Americans twice as likely to smoke marijuana than cigarettes; Colombia & Mexican presidents want drug war review; TX cannabis decrim pushback 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… Before you dig into today’s cannabis news, I wanted you to know you can keep this resource free and published daily by subscribing to Marijuana Moment on Patreon. We’re a small independent publication diving deep into the cannabis world and rely on readers like you to keep going. Join us at https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Marijuana Moment compiled a deep dive into the cannabis voting records of the incoming Republican and Democratic House leaders. We examined their support for and opposition to federal legislation on legalization, banking, veterans, research and more. Colombian President Gustavo Petro and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said in a joint statement that they will convene other Latin American leaders for a conference focused on “redesigning and rethinking drug policy” given the “failure” of prohibition. A new Gallup poll shows that young Americans are now more than twice as likely to smoke marijuana than cigarettes. Texas activists are pushing back as local lawmakers in several cities are working to undermine marijuana decriminalization ballot measures that voters overwhelmingly approved this month. In Harker Heights, for example, the City Council repealed the reform—but now advocates want to put it back on the ballot again. The Kansas legislature’s Special Committee on Workforce Development voted…

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