Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) spoke about how he worked with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on hemp legalization.
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) tweeted, "We have never been closer to ending the archaic and counterproductive federal prohibition on marijuana than we are right now."
Former Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL)tweeted that recently enacted bipartisan sentencing reform legislation is "a model for other policy areas like the environment, immigration, the debt, cannabis reform, etc. This is something every American should celebrate."
Oklahoma House and Senate committees approve hemp legislation.
New Jersey regulators released a report arguing that the state needs more medical cannabis dispensaries to serve patient needs. Meanwhile, the state Senate president is opposedto expanding medical marijuana without it being attached to a broader legalization bill.
Michigan regulators are seeking more participants for marijuana stakeholder work groups.
Arkansas lawmakers filed a marijuana decriminalization bill.
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