Week in Review: Vice President Harris Criticizes Cannabis Classification

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In this week’s cannabis news round-up, Vice President Kamala Harris criticizes cannabis classification; Germany passes landmark cannabis legalization bill; and New York governor orders review of adult-use cannabis licensing program. PHOTO @kamalaharris Vice President Kamala Harris Criticizes Cannabis Classification, Anticipates DEA Decision US Vice President Kamala Harris criticized the current federal classification of cannabis as “absurd” during a recent White House event, expressing eagerness to await the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) decision on potential reclassification. This event is the Biden administration’s latest show of highlighting its efforts to reform federal cannabis policies in the lead-up to the presidential election. Andy Beshear (D-KY), along with individuals pardoned for minor cannabis offenses by President Joe Biden and rapper Fat Joe. President Biden referenced his pardoning of federal cannabis offenders and relaxation of federal cannabis regulations during his recent State of the Union address, aligning with the overwhelming support for cannabis legalization among 70% of Americans, especially prominent among younger voters, a key demographic Biden aims to retain support from.

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In this week’s cannabis news round-up, Vice President Kamala Harris criticizes cannabis classification; Germany passes landmark cannabis legalization bill; and New York governor orders review of adult-use cannabis licensing program.

PHOTO @kamalaharris

Vice President Kamala Harris Criticizes Cannabis Classification, Anticipates DEA Decision

US Vice President Kamala Harris criticized the current federal classification of cannabis as “absurd” during a recent...

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