New Senate cannabis bill for veterans (Newsletter: February 10, 2023)

New Senate cannabis bill for veterans (Newsletter: February 10, 2023)
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Addiction doctors org: decrim drugs; CO marijuana energy program; Decrim on San Antonio on ballot; NE & KS medical cannabis movement; MN 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… BREAKING: Journalism is often consumed for free, but costs money to produce! While this newsletter is proudly sent without cost to you, our ability to send it each day depends on the financial support of readers who can afford to give it. So if you’ve got a few dollars to spare each month and believe in the work we do, please consider joining us on Patreon today. / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Sens. Jon Tester(D-MT) and Dan Sullivan (R-MT) refiled a revised bill requiring the Department of Veterans Affairs to study the effects of medical cannabis on military veterans—but a recently scheduled committee vote was postponed. The new version of the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act, for which a House companion is expected to be introduced next week, contains several changes that seem responsive to VA concerns about prior bills. It’s less prescriptive on how—and even whether—clinical trials need to be carried out. The American Society of Addiction Medicine—a group with historically prohibitionist roots—is endorsing broad drug decriminalization, noting the “structural racism and stigma that are entrenched in U.S. drug policy.” The Minnesota Senate Environment, Climate, and Legacy Committee approved a marijuana legalization bill after receiving impassioned testimony from former Gov. Jesse Ventura, who spoke about…

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