This Weed in News, April 21: Grass is Becoming Greener for Legalization During 420 Week

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Booker’s bill would rescind existing federal marijuana statutes and allow individual states to decide their own marijuana policy. Bernie Sanders has long been a proponent of cannabis legalization. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York introduced legislation on Friday, coincidentally 420, that would decriminalize cannabis at the federal level. Cannabis news dominating the headlines over the past seven days indicates the reform movement made significant progress during 420 week, covering April 14-21, 2018. While Jamaican officials contemplate banking for their medical marijuana industry, Mexico’s tourism minister called for legalization – in other words, it was another busy week in the trenches of the marijuana reform movement.

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Cannabis news dominating the headlines over the past seven days indicates the reform movement made significant progress during 420 week, covering April 14-21, 2018.

A New York Senator files legislation to end federal cannabis prohibition; a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel supports CBD as a treatment for epilepsy, and one potential presidential candidate for 2020 supports another’s bill to legalize marijuana.

While Jamaican officials contemplate banking for their medical marijuana industry, Mexico’s tourism minister called for legalization – in other words, it was another busy week in the trenches of the marijuana reform...

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