NJ gov open to drug decrim; ND legal marijuana bills advances; KS medical cannabis hearing; Yang backs legal psilocybin in NYC mayor’s race
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And Kerfoot: “I pledged in honor of an entrepreneur, Tony Hsieh, who inspired me, and his quote is, ‘Whatever you’re thinking, think bigger.'” Support our work for $25/month and gain access to valuable insider data, exclusive interview audio, and more: https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee (D) said he supports expunging prior marijuana convictions—even though the legalization plan he introduced this month contains no provisions to clear prior cannabis records. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) said he is “open-minded” on the issue of decriminalizing all drugs but remains focused on implementing marijuana legalization for now. The North Dakota Senate Human Services Committee advanced a House-passed marijuana legalization bill, but without a recommendation on passage. Lawmakers are trying to prevent activists from putting a more far-reaching cannabis measure on the ballot. The Kansas House Federal and State Affairs Committee began considering amendments to a medical marijuana bill, with an expected vote to advance the legislation planned for later this week.