Top White House Official Lists Biden’s Marijuana Pardons And Scheduling Review Among Top 2022 Administration Achievements

Top White House Official Lists Biden’s Marijuana Pardons And Scheduling Review Among Top 2022 Administration Achievements
MJmooment

A top White House official is touting President Joe Biden’s marijuana pardons and scheduling directive among the administration’s top accomplishments in 2022 as the year comes to an end. Domestic Policy Council Director Susan Rice said on Thursday that the president’s cannabis clemency and review moves have helped address the country’s “failed approach to marijuana” and represent key parts of the administration’s “remarkably productive year.” Rice has repeatedly highlighted Biden’s pardons, which affect Americans who’ve committed federal marijuana possession offenses, as well as those who violated the law in Washington, D.C. She was among various officials who cheered Oregon’s governor for providing state-level relief following Biden’s call-to-action, for example. On Thursday, Rice, who previously served as national security advisor under the Obama administration, listed the marijuana pardons and administrative scheduling review as one of 12 major accomplishments in 2022. The administration “addressed our failed approach to marijuana by pardoning all federal and D.C. simple marijuana possession offenses, urging governors to pardon state and local offenses, and starting the administrative process of the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services reviewing how marijuana is scheduled,” the blurb says. 8. Addressed our failed approach to marijuana by pardoning all federal and D.C. simple marijuana possession offenses, urging governors to pardon offenses, and starting the process of @TheJusticeDept and @HHSGov reviewing how marijuana is scheduled. — Susan Rice (@AmbRice46) December 29, 2022 The White House similarly held up Biden’s cannabis moves as “top accomplishments” for the administration in a separate post last month. Meanwhile, a bipartisan group of 29 congressional lawmakers from both the House and Senate sent a letter to the president last week, asking that he formally back federal marijuana legalization as the administration carries out the cannabis scheduling review. The letter was sent to the president and the key…

Excerpt only …
READ MORE BELOW
Source : Top White House Official Lists Biden’s Marijuana Pardons And Scheduling Review Among Top 2022 Administration Achievements

reposted by Cannabis News World

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.