In a recent development, the House Rules Committee under GOP control has rejected a series of proposed marijuana and psychedelic reform amendments within expansive spending legislation.

This decision includes the dismissal of a bipartisan effort aimed at protecting state cannabis programs from potential federal interference, reported Marijuana Moment.

During discussions on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) and Labor, Health and Human Services and Education (LaborH) funding bills this week, the committee chose not to advance various marijuana-related amendments. These proposals ranged from modest reforms favored by legalization advocates to a controversial proposition by Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX), a known prohibitionist attempting to prevent the Biden administration from rescheduling cannabis.

Notably, the …

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