Federal cannabis monopoly ends with DEA-approved harvests (Newsletter: January 5, 2022) – Marijuana Moment

Federal cannabis monopoly ends with DEA-approved harvests (Newsletter: January 5, 2022) – Marijuana Moment

KY medical cannabis bill filed; MS senator brings hemp to marijuana meeting with gov; CA spends $100M on marijuana cannabis grants for cities

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Anti-drug Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) has been helping an Iowa church that wants to incorporate the psychedelic brew ayahuasca into its ceremonies—the Iowaska Church of Healing—with legal fights against the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Internal Revenue Service.

A Kentucky Republican representative filed a medical marijuana bill that’s been revised from past versions in an attempt to win support—or at least remove hostile opposition—from legislative leaders so that it can pass this year.

A Mississippi senator brought hemp to a meeting with Gov. Tate Reeves (R) to help assuage the governor’s concerns about medical marijuana possession limits.

  • “I took samples to show him what an ounce actually looks like—what 3.5 grams actually looks like.”

California regulators awarded $100 million in funding to help local governments develop the legal marijuana market by processing business licenses.

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A federal judge dismissed a Washington State marijuana dispensary’s racial discrimination lawsuit against state and federal officials.

Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH) criticized Democratic leaders for not advancing cannabis reform legislation.

Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC)</…….

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