Bipartisan Senators File Bill To Ease Restrictions On Industrial Hemp Farmers

Source: marijuanamoment. A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators have filed a bill to reduce regulations on farmers that grow industrial hemp for non-extraction purposes. Sens. Jon Tester (D-MT) and Mike Braun (R-IN) introduced the Industrial Hemp Act on Thursday—the latest piece of congressional legislation focused on the crop, which was federally legalized under the 2018… Read More »

Alcohol group backs federal cannabis legalization (Newsletter: March 23, 2023)

Source: op senator: “need” to pass marijuana banking “this year”; NY unlicensed sales crackdown; 1st OR psilocybin license; NH homegrow passes Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day… Read the rest on

Colorado Senators Approve Psychedelics Advisory Board Nominees To Oversee Legalization

Source: The nominees for a 15-member panel that will oversee Colorado’s new framework for legalized access to psychedelic mushrooms were given initial approval by a Colorado Senate committee last week. The Natural Medicine Advisory Board is tasked with helping Colorado’s Department of Read the rest on

North Dakota Bill Allowing People In Hospice Care To Self-Certify As Medical Marijuana Patients Heads To Governor’s Desk

Source: Under the proposal, terminally ill patients could use proof of their admittance in hospice care in lieu of a doctor’s written recommendation to register as a medical cannabis patient. As introduced, the measure would have given the self-certification option to any person age 65 and older, but that was amended out by the… Read More »

California Senators Approve Psychedelics Legalization Bill In Committee

Source: A California Senate committee has approved a bill to legalize possession of certain psychedelics and facilitated use of the substances. The legislation from Sen. Scott Wiener (D), which was refiled in December after a more expansive version was derailed last session, cleared the Senate Public Safety Committee in a 3-1 vote on Tuesday… Read More »