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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania City Council Calling For Statewide Cannabis Policy Reform

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Release Date: 10/07/2021

New York State Legislator Sponsors A Bill To Prioritize Hemp-Derived Packaging Over Plastics show art New York State Legislator Sponsors A Bill To Prioritize Hemp-Derived Packaging Over Plastics

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Today in cannabis news: Pennsylvania state medical cannabis authorities order registered producers to refile vaporized cannabis items with added chemicals for additional authorization; statistics indicate a significant decrease in cannabis charges in New York since statewide legalization; and a New York state legislator sponsors a bill that prioritizes hemp-derived packaging.

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U.S. Senators Urge Senate Armed Services Committee To Support Cannabis Banking Reform Bill show art U.S. Senators Urge Senate Armed Services Committee To Support Cannabis Banking Reform Bill

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Today in cannabis news: The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency receives a lawsuit as a result of a recent recall on certain cannabis products; Connecticut state health officials examine cases of consumption of fentanyl-tainted cannabis; and a bipartisan group of U.S. senators issue a letter encouraging the committee to work to implement the SAFE Banking Act.

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 Cannabis Decriminalization Effort In St. Louis, Missouri Receives Initial Legislative Clearance show art Cannabis Decriminalization Effort In St. Louis, Missouri Receives Initial Legislative Clearance

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Today in cannabis news: A localized effort to decriminalize cannabis in St. Louis, Missouri receives initial clearance from municipal legislators; Vermont state law enforcement alerts residents about fentanyl-laced cannabis after a reported overdose; and the online food ordering and delivery platform Uber Eats expands its offerings to include cannabis in Ontario, Canada.

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Arkansas Legislature Receives Two Statewide Cannabis Legalization Proposals show art Arkansas Legislature Receives Two Statewide Cannabis Legalization Proposals

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Today in cannabis news: In Arkansas, a pair of adult-use cannabis legalization proposals are submitted; in Texas, a poll shows that a majority of Texas residents, including a majority of registered Republicans, support sweeping statewide cannabis policy updates; and in Ohio, signatures are gathered for a statewide cannabis legalization proposal.

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U.S. Cannabis Interstate Commerce Can Be Fixed With Federal Legalization, Advocacy Group States show art U.S. Cannabis Interstate Commerce Can Be Fixed With Federal Legalization, Advocacy Group States

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An advocacy group presses Western state governors to urge the U.S. Department of Justice to clarify what would happen if states agreed to control cannabis trade among themselves; Washington, D.C. legislators convene a hearing on proposals that would legalize adult-use cannabis and grow the District's medical cannabis industry; and a Pennsylvania Legislature effort to prevent medical cannabis patients from being penalized for driving after consuming cannabis is thwarted by state law enforcement.

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Federal Cannabis Legalization In Germany Coming Soon, Lawmakers Say show art Federal Cannabis Legalization In Germany Coming Soon, Lawmakers Say

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Today in cannabis news: The Montana Department of Revenue removes two of its suggested regulations upon the state's nascent adult-use cannabis framework; U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren urges President Joe Biden to promote social equity with a “stroke of a pen” by issuing pardons to persons who have been convicted of federal cannabis offenses; and lawmakers in Germany say that a federal cannabis legalization bill will be presented in the forthcoming legislative session.

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South Dakota To See Multiple Statewide Cannabis Legalization Bills In Upcoming Legislative Session show art South Dakota To See Multiple Statewide Cannabis Legalization Bills In Upcoming Legislative Session

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South Dakota legislators formally call for a statewide cannabis legalization proposal for next year’s legislative session; Pennsylvania state legislators announce that they will present a proposal to permit authorized medical patients to grow cannabis at home; and District of Columbia Marijuana Justice readies to unveil an amendment aimed at allowing recreational cannabis purchases at farmers' markets throughout the district and licensing purchases by D.C. craft growers and cottage industry enterprises.

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Wisconsin Lawmakers Introduce Proposal For Statewide Cannabis Decriminalization show art Wisconsin Lawmakers Introduce Proposal For Statewide Cannabis Decriminalization

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Today in cannabis news: To refrain from being “on an island by itself in the middle of the Midwest,” Indiana lawmakers assert their plans to pursue statewide cannabis legalization in the upcoming legislative session; first responder candidates in Austin, Texas see new hiring rules in regards to past cannabis use; and a bipartisan team of Wisconsin lawmakers introduce a proposal for statewide cannabis decriminalization.

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U.S. President Joe Biden Approves Infrastructure Package With Cannabis Research Measures show art U.S. President Joe Biden Approves Infrastructure Package With Cannabis Research Measures

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South Carolina's Republican Party speaks in opposition to GOP Rep. Nancy Mace’s cannabis legalization proposal; a Democrat New York state senator introduces a bill to allow transgender and non-binary persons to apply for cannabis social equity consideration; and U.S. President Joe Biden approves a large-scale infrastructure package that contains measures to enable scientists to examine genuine cannabis purchased from state-authorized shops rather than merely cannabis supplied by the federal government.

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Republican U.S. Federal Cannabis Legalization Proposal Officially Unveiled show art Republican U.S. Federal Cannabis Legalization Proposal Officially Unveiled

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Today in cannabis news: Lawmakers in Indiana assert that they will pursue statewide cannabis legalization in the coming legislative session; U.S. President Joe Biden nominates an FDA commissioner that has recognized the prospective medicinal value of cannabis; and GOP U.S. House lawmakers officially unveil a proposal to legalize and regulate cannabis at the federal level.

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Today in cannabis news: New York state cannabis authorities convene for the first time since legalization to authorize cannabis flower accessibility for medical patients; cannabis sales in the state of Illinois are expected to reach $1 billion in 2021, thanks to strong September figures.; and next month, citizens of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will vote on a cannabis initiative to urge lawmakers legalize cannabis throughout the state.


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