SAFE Banking outside of COMPETES; Senate panel passes marijuana security clearance amendment; Invoice from veterinarians; NC House GOP blocks reform; PA Bank Approval
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/ THINGS TO KNOW
House and Senate Leaders agreed that cannabis banking language will not be enacted through the large-scale manufacturing bill known as the America COMPETES Act.
- Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), lead sponsor of the SAFE Banking Act, said he would continue to push for its inclusion, and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) told Marijuana Moment that supporters would pursue “all ways” to obtain the legislation. enacted, potentially including through the new version of the National Defense Authorization Act that was approved by the committee this week.
The Senate Intelligence Committee unanimously approved an amendment by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) to stop barring people from working in the intelligence community – including the CIA and NSA – “based solely on past use marijuana”.
Representatives Troy Carter (D-LA) and Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) introduced a bipartisan bill that would allow state-legal marijuana companies to list on exchanges like the Nasdaq and NYSE.
Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Brian Mast (R-FL) introduced a bipartisan bill to allow Veterans Affairs doctors to issue medical cannabis recommendations to veterans.
North Carolina House Republicans voted in a closed meeting not to let go of a medical cannabis bill passed by the Senate.
The Pennsylvania House Commerce Committee amended and approved a marijuana banking bill passed by the Senate.
The United States Embassy and Consulate in Thailand sent a warning to US citizens about the scope of Thailand’s new cannabis laws.
The United States Department of Agriculture The risk management agency tweeted, “Hemp offers new economic opportunities for American farmers, and we’re pleased to offer #cropinsurance coverage for hemp growers.”
Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) tweeted that he received an award from the Epilepsy Foundation “in recognition of my leadership in CBD and medical marijuana research.”
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) has signed a bill changing background check processes for medical cannabis companies.
Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried, currently commissioner for agriculture, released a video of her remarks at a cannabis equity summit she hosted.
New York regulators have approved an application process for marijuana processing companies, reward additional cultivation licenses and hiring a chief equity officer.
Maine Regulators filed rule-making notice on marijuana testing, potency of edibles, delivery and curbside pickup.
Connecticut regulators received more than 37,000 lottery applications for an initial round of 56 recreational marijuana business licenses.
Michigan regulators have released a guide to cannabis business compliance best practices.
Nevada Regulators will review marijuana lounge rules and other business issues on Tuesday.
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Washington, D.C. Neighborhood Advisory Board 8C passed a resolution supporting the Drug Decriminalization and Harm Reduction Bill.
district attorneys in some New York Counties resist attempts to erase past marijuana convictions.
The Albuquerque, New Mexico The city council approved measures to regulate edible cannabis products.
Denver, Colorado officials sent clarifications to people planning to qualify for a marijuana business license under the social equity program using the income test.
The New York City Council’s Consumer and Worker Protection Committee will hold a monitoring hearing on the cannabis licensing process on Tuesday.
Thai lawmakers are considering legislation to limit home cultivation of cannabis and tax large growers. Separately, the Department of Medical Sciences developed kits that people can use to test if cannabis exceeds the legal limit of 0.2% THC. And the Embassy in Jakarta issued a warning that bringing marijuana into Indonesia could result in a death sentence.
from Kenya The National Authority for the Campaign Against Drug Abuse is concerned about the possible legalization of marijuana.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada The City Council Governance and Priorities Committee and the Board of Police Commissioners held a joint meeting to discuss drug decriminalization.
Devon and Cornwall, england the police commissioner said marijuana should be classified more strictly.
/ SCIENCE & HEALTH
One review concluded that “positive treatment effects were observed for some [medical cannabis] products in pain, nausea and vomiting, appetite, sleep, fatiguechemosensory perception and paraneoplastic night sweats in cancer patients, appetite and restlessness in dementia patients and appetite, nausea and vomiting in AIDS patients.
One study found that “cannabis and alcohol use negatively impact visual function” but that “driving performance was significantly affected only by the higher alcohol dose.
/ ADVOCACY, OPINION & ANALYSIS
A survey of american adults found that 41% would give up cannabis in exchange for a lifetime of always having clean floors.
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada said he was “aware of harmful errors related to accidentally selecting the wrong medical cannabis product online, delivering the wrong cannabis product and using the wrong product at home “.
Curaleaf Holdings Inc., Ascend Wellness Holdings Inc., Verano Holdings Corp., Acreage Holdings Inc. and Green Thumb Industries Inc.. are fined by New Jersey regulators for allegedly selling recreational marijuana during hours that are supposed to be set aside to serve patients with medical cannabis.
curafeuille prevented employees represented by a union from receiving paid leave for June 19.
Two-man challenges compass paths patents on psilocybin have been blocked by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Verano Holdings Corp. announced that it has filed updated financial statements.
Parallel asks a federal court to dismiss a shareholder lawsuit alleging securities fraud.
Runner Sha’Carri Richardson said she regretted giving an interview to the Today Show about her suspension from the Olympics because of marijuana, and called the US Anti-Doping Agency over its drug testing rules.
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