McConnell brags about killing cannabis banking (Newsletter: December 8, 2022)

McConnell brags about killing cannabis banking (Newsletter: December 8, 2022)
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Next steps for SAFE push; Congress presses military to study psychedelics & marijuana therapy; DC medical cannabis expansion; OH legalization 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… 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 Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) spoke about plans to attach his marijuana banking reform to omnibus spending legislation after it was left out of the National Defense Authorization Act. Meanwhile, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) said that the cannabis banking reform currently has 59 Senate votes—one shy of the 60 needed for passage. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) bragged about defeating the effort to include marijuana banking in the National Defense Authorization Act—and he signaled he’ll do the same thing if advocates try to attach the cannabis provisions to omnibus appropriations legislation. Separately, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) suggested in an interview that at least one Democratic senator also objected to advancing cannabis banking provisions. In the joint explanatory statement attached to the National Defense Authorization Act, Congress is directing the secretary of defense to consider the…

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