Fed employees’ marijuana memo; NM House passes legal cannabis; WA drug prohibition overturned by court; DC legalization bill; CT hearing on gov’s bill
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The Office of Personnel Management issued a memo saying recent marijuana use doesn’t necessarily make workers “unfit or unsuitable for federal service.” Separately, the Biden administration is granting waivers to some White House staff who’ve used cannabis.
Virginia lawmakers sent a marijuana legalization bill to Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D) desk. The House and Senate approved the compromise legislation negotiated in conference committee after both chambers had previously passed their own versions earlier this month. Next, the governor is likely to send amendments back to the legislature, which can then approve or reject them.
The New Mexico House of Representatives passed a bill to legalize marijuana.
The Washington State Supreme Court overturned the state’s criminalization