VA legalization bill amended; USDA puts hemp rep on trade panel; NY legal marijuana details; NV gov touts money for schools; SD Cannabis Caucus
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President Donald Trump, in one of his final acts in office, granted pardons and commutations to dozens of people with marijuana and drug convictions.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) released the full legislative details of his marijuana legalization plan though his budget proposal. No home cultivation, delivery services or on-site consumption at dispensaries would be authorized, and advocates are underwhelmed with the equity provisions. Meanwhile, lawmakers are pushing a different framework.
The new Virginia Senate Marijuana Subcommittee debated and approved amendments to the governor’s legalization bill.