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Congresswoman would break law to get cannabis for sick kid (Newsletter: October 7, 2020)

October 07, 2020

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VT gov undecided as marijuana sales deadline looms; NJ gov’s video ad for cannabis vote; Chris Rock dishes on Dave Chappelle’s psychedelic parties

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With just a day left to take action on a marijuana sales legalization bill that’s been on his desk since last week, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) said he still hasn’t made up his mind about signing or vetoing it.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) appears in a new video ad to promote the state’s marijuana legalization referendum. He’s also speaking at a fundraiser for the NJ CAN 2020 coalition on Thursday.

  • “$150 million. That’s what processing marijuana arrests costs New Jersey taxpayers every year—arrests that disproportionately impact young people of color and make it harder for them to get a job, a place to live, even a credit card.”

Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA) is shown in a documentary meeting with a family whose child uses cannabis to treat pain and seizures associated with brain cancer, and said she’d break federal law to get medical marijuana if her own daughter needed it.

Chris Rock spoke to Ellen DeGeneres about Dave Chappelle’s marijuana and psilocybin-fueled comedy parties in Ohio. Meanwhile, the local sheriff says he’s not concerned because he thinks the comedians are probably just joking about doing drugs.


Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case challenging marijuana’s restrictive federal classification.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) tweeted, “The #SAFEBanking Act, which already passed the House with a broad bipartisan vote, will take cash off the streets, enable better social distancing in transactions, and support good-paying jobs in communities across the country when we need them most.”

Rep. Daniel Webster (R-FL) took issue with Democrats including marijuana banking language in their coronavirus legislation.

Rep. David McKinley (R-WV) slammed Democrats’ inclusion of cannabis banking provisions in the COVID bill.

Rep. Rob Woodall (R-GA) criticized Democrats for putting language “expanding opportunities for marijuana dealers in western states” in their coronavirus relief bill.


Indiana Democratic gubernatorial candidate Woody Myers tweeted about NORML’s endorsement, saying. “I promise to fight hard for #Marijuana Legislation Reform once I am elected Governor of Indiana. These reforms are long overdue.”

Pennsylvania’s attorney general discussed his support for legalizing marijuana and expunging convictions.

Mississippi’s secretary of state is holding more public hearings on the state’s medical cannabis ballot measures on Wednesday and Thursday.

Michigan regulators announced that as of March, certain newly licensed recreational marijuana businesses will no longer be required to first hold a medical cannabis business license.

Oregon regulators will consider proposed rules on marijuana additives on Thursday.

Texas regulators published a list of registered hemp processors.

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The Baltimore County, Maryland Council delayed a vote on proposed restrictions for hemp farmers.


A study “found evidence of a group of spiritual cannabis users who tended to regard cannabis as an entheogen.”

A study analyzing Google search data led researchers to predict that “public interest in cannabis will spike prior to the Presidential election in 2020.”


A poll found that New Zealand adults support the nation’s marijuana legalization referendum, 52%-47%.

The NuLeaf Project is offering COVID-19 relief grants to marijuana businesses in Portland, Oregon.


The U.S. Supreme Court declined Helix TCS’s petition to take up a case on whether federal labor laws apply to federally illegal marijuana businesses.

Integrated CBD reportedly received a federal Paycheck Protection Program loan and an executive bought a private jet for more than $1 million after the business had already shut down.

An Aurora Cannabis Inc. investor is proposing a class action lawsuit against the company’s move to write down the value of past acquisitions.

Planet 13 Holdings Inc. announced $22.8 million in quarterly revenue.


Podcaster Joe Rogan slammed the National Football League for not allowing players to use medical cannabis.

The UFC’s senior vice president said he is worried that penalties against marijuana push fighters to use more dangerous drugs.

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