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Nevada’s Board of Pharmacy is seeking to appeal a recent court ruling that deemed its classification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug to be unconstitutional, and it wants the order to be stayed as the appeal proceeds. The notice of appeal was filed last week, about a month after the Clark County District Court …

The House sponsor of a marijuana banking bill says that he sees signs that the Senate will finally act during the lame duck session—but he is cautioning that he’s “been disappointed before.” Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), who is retiring after this session, told Yahoo Finance on Tuesday that he’s an “eternal optimist” who still believes …

Marijuana reform advanced through multiple state legislatures this year—and voters in two more states voted to legalize adult-use cannabis at the ballot in November. But while there was significant progress for legalization activists in 2022, lawmakers and activists weren’t able to get legalization across the finish line everywhere this session. As a reminder, 2022 marked …

“We want to make sure as a task force we’re doing what’s in the best interest of the patients in this state.” By Victor Skinner, The Center Square The Louisiana Legislature’s Employment and Medical Marijuana Task Force discussed issues with unemployment compensation, impairment, and testing on Tuesday as they prepare to craft recommendations for lawmakers …

DC medical marijuana expansion; Poll: Voters back legalization & expungements; Bankers groups want Senate SAFE vote; CO gov psychedelics appointments 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. Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… Hold on, …

A federal agency is proposing to replace a series of job application forms for prospective workers in a way that would treat past marijuana use much more leniently than under current policy, a draft document obtained by Marijuana Moment shows. One of the most significant changes concerns the timeline for the cannabis use questions, which …

Washington, D.C. lawmakers have advanced an amended bill to fundamentally reshape the District’s medical marijuana program—including by eliminating cannabis business licensing caps, providing tax relief to operators, further promoting social equity and creating new regulated business categories such as on-site consumption facilities and cannabis cooking classes. The District Council’s Committee on Business and Economic Development …

A major national banking association, along with 44 state partners, is asking Senate leadership to bring a House-passed marijuana banking reform bill to a vote on the floor “without further delay.” In a letter sent to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday, the Independent Community Bankers of …

About three in four American voters—including bipartisan majorities—support ending federal marijuana prohibition, expunging prior convictions and allowing banks to work with state-legal cannabis businesses, according to a new poll. The survey from Data for Progress that was released on Monday builds on recent polling that similarly shows that Americans are ready for fundamental cannabis policy …

“We will follow the will of the voters and will be appointing a 15 member advisory board to oversee the regulatory process around this new voter-approved measure.” By Lindsey Toomer, Colorado Newsline Now that Colorado voters passed the Natural Medicine Health Act, the state has several steps to get through before Colorado will actually see …