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Sierra Club’s sustainable cannabis tips (Newsletter: January 8, 2021)

January 08, 2021

#KahliBuds #MMJ #CBD #THC

CT gov talks legal marijuana in State of the State; VA legalization bill filed; RI Senate pres. sour on state-run stores; IA Dems push cannabis reform

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Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) said during his State of the State speech that he will work with lawmakers to legalize marijuana this year.

  • “Let’s not surrender these opportunities to out-of-state markets or, even worse, underground markets.”

As Rhode Island’s Senate president takes steps to prepare a marijuana legalization bill, he’s criticizing Gov. Gina Raimondo’s (D) plan for sales in state-run stores. Meanwhile, another lawmaker is putting “a good 95% chance” on legal cannabis passing in 2021.

A Virginia delegate filed a new bill to legalize marijuana. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) recently got on board with legalizing cannabis, making the state one of the most likely to enact reform this year.

Dozens of Iowa Democratic elected officials—state lawmakers, mayors, county commissioners, and more—held a press conference to announce plans to push for marijuana legalization in 2021.

The Sierra Club published a list of tips on how to use marijuana in a sustainable, environmentally friendly way. From paying attention to packaging and buying outdoor-grown, to going for vegan edibles, cannabis consumers’ choices can make a difference.


The head of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration  resigned in the wake of the violent raid of the Capitol.

A House Appropriations Committee report directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Institute on Drug Abuse to study and issue a report about safe consumption sites for illegal drugs.

Rep. Marie Newman (D-IL) included her support for federal marijuana legalization on a racial equity page on her new website.


New York’s lieutenant governor tweeted, “It’s time to finally legalize recreational marijuana and create an equitable adult-use cannabis program that generates much-needed revenue for New York.”

New Jersey Senate and Assembly committees approved a bill to address Gov. Phil Murphy’s (D) concerns about marijuana legalization legislation provisions concerning possession by underage people. Floor votes are expected on Monday.

Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services tweeted that “#Hemp is blazing a trail among Florida agriculturists” and touted the cultivation permits it has issued.

A Texas judge delayed a hearing in a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on smokable hemp.

The State Bar of South Dakota issued a second ethics opinion reinforcing its view that lawyers cannot provide legal services to marijuana businesses.

Kentucky representatives filed a medical cannabis bill and a resolution calling for expedited marijuana research.

A Nebraska senator introduced a resolution to place a marijuana legalization constitutional amendment on the 2022 ballot

A Missouri lawmaker filed legislation to defelonize drug possession.

Washington State regulators adopted rules on vitamin E acetate, marijuana licenses and other issues.

Arkansas regulators began accepting applications for medical cannabis processing and transport licenses.

Michigan regulators published a bulletin on annual financial statements required from marijuana businesses.

Oregon regulators published an updated list of licensed marijuana retailers.

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A Columbus, Mississippi city councilman was cited for possessing marijuana.


UK members of Parliament are pushing the government to address medical cannabis supply issues resulting from Brexit.

Nigerian lawmakers are considering a bill to legalize cannabis for medical and cosmetic use.


A study concluded that “chronic administration of synthetic CBD induces antidepressant effects involving modulation of serotonin and noradrenaline levels in the hippocampus.”


The Nebraska Democratic Party tweeted about a marijuana legalization bill filed in the state Senate.


Marijuana stocks rose on news that Democrats won control of the Senate.

Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. is pricing an offering of 16.5 million subordinate voting shares at C$16.70 per share.

Columbia Care Inc. acquired The Healing Center San Diego.

Vireo Health International, Inc.  announced the closing of its acquisition of four medical cannabis licenses in Nevada.

WeedMD Inc. is closing its Ontario, Canada extraction facility.


Actress Daryl Hannah tweeted about federal actions against tribal hemp growers.

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