DC legalization hearing; PA cops sink medical marijuana patient protections; Interstate cannabis commerce push; Warren presses Biden on clemency
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President Joe Biden pardoned two turkeys ahead of Thanksgiving, but he treated a question about whether he would grant clemency to humans in prison for marijuana as a joke. And White House Press Secretary Jen Psaski said she had “nothing new to update” on whether the president would follow through on a campaign pledge to give relief to people incarcerated for cannabis.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is stepping up her push to get President Joe Biden to issue mass marijuana pardons with the “stroke of a pen.”
Washington, D.C. Council committees held a lengthy joint hearing on a bill to legalize marijuana sales in anticipation of the repeal of a congressional rider blocking cannabis commerce in the