Congress to vote on cannabis, psychedelics & CBD this week (Newsletter: July 27, 2021)

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Connecticut comes on board as 19th legal marijuana state

It is now legal for adults 21 and older to hang out in Connecticut with up to one and a half ounces of cannabis. Home grows set for 2023.

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New Mexico Recreational Cannabis Raises Questions on Water Use, Regulations

New Mexico residents now boast legal, recreational cannabis in their state for just about a month. With that momentous shift, new cannabis entrepreneurs looking to enter the field are showing a potential gap professionals in the industry may have to grapple with increasingly moving forward: water, or lack thereof. The Santa Fe New Mexican explored […]

FY22 Agriculture Appropriation Bill: A Good Omen for the Hemp Industry

On June 29, the House Appropriations Committee (the Committee) released the draft of the fiscal year 2022 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies funding bill (the FY22 Agriculture Appropriations Bill), along with its Committee Report, in which it offers some promising provisions and instructions that would greatly benefit the hemp industry.

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Biden’s White House Drug Czar Nominee Worked For A Marijuana Business, Records Show

President Joe Biden’s pick to head up federal drug policy worked for a major marijuana business last year, according to his financial disclosure reports. Rahul Gupta, the nominee for director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), worked as a consultant to Holistic Industries, a multi-state cannabis operator, for nine months […]

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GOP Bill Aims To Block Marijuana Purchases By Low-Income People On Federal Assistance

Republican congressional lawmakers on Monday introduced a bill aimed at preventing people from using federal financial assistance at marijuana dispensaries. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC) and cosponsored by Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN), is the latest in a series of attempts over recent sessions to block low-income individuals from using Temporary Assistance for […]

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